By Diane Willow

A thrilling advent to lifestyles within the Amazonian rain wooded area.

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There a capybara grazes like a gigantic guinea pig. It peacefully munches the long grasses and moist water lilies. The iguana is an excellent underwater swimmer so it dives below to swim back to the riverbank. Below the surface, however, the waters are becoming murky. Amazonian katydid Brazilian tapir and baby capybara queen’s wreath Before people began chopping down the trees, the waters of the stream were deep and crystal clear. Now, when it rains, there are fewer tree roots to hold the earth and soak up the water.

Below the surface, however, the waters are becoming murky. Amazonian katydid Brazilian tapir and baby capybara queen’s wreath Before people began chopping down the trees, the waters of the stream were deep and crystal clear. Now, when it rains, there are fewer tree roots to hold the earth and soak up the water. The red mud slides into the river instead of being held together by tree roots. If the trees continue to be cut down, the creatures and plants you saw in this book will disappear. Many others will disappear, too.

The iguana is an excellent underwater swimmer so it dives below to swim back to the riverbank. Below the surface, however, the waters are becoming murky. Amazonian katydid Brazilian tapir and baby capybara queen’s wreath Before people began chopping down the trees, the waters of the stream were deep and crystal clear. Now, when it rains, there are fewer tree roots to hold the earth and soak up the water. The red mud slides into the river instead of being held together by tree roots. If the trees continue to be cut down, the creatures and plants you saw in this book will disappear.

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