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Tropische Regenwälder in Südamerika bieten vielen Menschen eine Heimat. Im Amazonas-Regenwald in Brasilien lebt eine Vielzahl indigener Völker.

Uacari-monkey - They live only in a part of the Amazon region, in parts of the forest that are flooded by the rivers of muddy water, north of the Solimões River. - Brazil

Beautiful Sleeping Flamingo ♥ No one knows for sure why flamingoes stand on one leg. Theories include conservation of body heat and promoting ciriculation.

A marsupial Australia Possum / This may be a young Brushtail Possum, but I can't tell without seeing his tail.

Green (Guinea) Turaco. South Africa. Learned about this guy in ornithology. One of the few birds to have green microstructures. Most of the time, a green bird is created through blue microstructure of feathers and yellow pigments!

Rhizostoma pulmo, also known as the barrell jellyfish. (Photo credit: Rai Fernandez)

A Tarsier up close. Looks a bit like a gremlin, a troll or the funny/cute/slightly scary character on the front of 'Where the Wild Things Are'.

Quetzal. Quetzals are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family. They are found in forests and woodlands, especially in humid highlands, Quetzals have iridescent green or golden-green wing coverts, back, chest and head, with a red belly. Even with their famous bright plumage, they can be hard to see in their natural wooded habitats.

The Takin is a goat-antelope native to the Himalayas and neighbouring areas. The Takin is listed as Endangered in China and Vulnerable in the rest of the world, threatened by overhunting and habitat destruction.