tropical plant

Amazon Interactive
Rainfall Comparison

 

 
rain gauge with 1' of rain

 

 

 

 

 

Quichua boy

rain gauge with 9' of rain

American Great Plains and the West

 

Amazon
Rain Forest

The Great Plains, Rockies and the West Coast get only a foot or so of precipitation a year. That's the less than any other part of the U.S., and nine times less than the Amazon receives!


frog eating insect

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