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The arara or macaw, is one of the more familiar birds that inhabit the Amazon region. Over 700 species of mammals and 1,800 types of birds inhabit the Amazon forests. The region's rivers contain over 1,500 species of fish and new varieties of fauna and flora are continuously being encountered.A arara, um dos mais conhecidos pássaros que habitam a região amazónica. Mais de 700 espécies de mamíferos e 1800 tipos de pássaros habitam a floresta amazónica. Os rios da região contêm mais de 1500 espécies de peixes, e novas variedades de fauna e flora são constantemente encontradas.


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