DWA Manatee Release
Iquitos, Peru

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Brazil is the largest country in South America and this is also reflected in its biodiversity. The largest rainforest in the world is the Amazon, of which 60% is in Brazil.
Peru, the third largest country in South America, has a wide range of ecosystems. Its scenery ranges from the beautiful lowland coastal region, the spectacular Andes Mountains, to the tropical forests full of lush vegetation surrounding the Amazon River
Costa Rica, a small Central American country, is bordered by Nicaragua on the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, Caribbean Sea to the east and Panama to the southeast.
Mexico, our southern neighbor, possesses the confluence of species from two biogeographic regions – the Neotropical of Central and South America and the Nearctic of North America. Because of its diverse abundance of flora and fauna, Mexico has been designated as “mega diverse” – included in the group of countries that are home to the majority of species on Earth.
Venezuela, a country in northern South America, is unmatched for its spectacular geographic and natural diversity. From the mouth of the Orinoco, through the savannas and jungles to the Andean region, unparalleled massive concentrations of flora and fauna abound.