9 countries. 1.2 billion acres. 20% of the world’s oxygen. Over 10 million species of animals, plants and insects. The figures are outstanding and quite frankly overwhelming. There is no doubt that the Amazon rainforest is a place like no other and Ecuador’s Amazonia offers it’s very own taste of this captivating abundance of flora and fauna.Flora and Fauna in the Amazon Jungle
A case of snake invasion
The Galapagos Islands make up one of Ecuador’s 24 provinces. The islands became a province on the 18th of February, 1873. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island is the capital of the province, although the largest town is Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island.