11 Amazing Rainforest Animals

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5. Capybara

Bearing a strong resemblance to its guinea pig cousin, the capybara is the largest rodent on Earth, weighing in at more than 100 pounds and standing two feet tall. It lives in the dense vegetation that surrounds water, and frequently leaps in water bodies to hide from predators. It can hold its breath for up to five minutes.

Capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris)

6. Scarlet Macaw

One of the most iconic rainforest species, the scarlet macaw is a striking, large parrot with bright red plumage and brilliant blue and yellow wing feathers. Its powerful beak can open hard nuts and seeds. Scarlet macaws are one of the few species that mate for life. amazing things, amazing things,amazing things

Scarlet macaw (Ara macao)

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