Swimming Among the Tree Trunks

Get up close with residents of our Amazon River Forest exhibit, which replicates a flooded forest surrounding an Amazon tributary.

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This exhibit portrays an Amazon tributary at the beginning of its seasonal flooding. During this time, rivers overflow their banks and flood the surrounding forest, creating a one-of-a-kind river forest habitat where fish, turtles and other animals swim among tree trunks.

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