Is the Amazon in danger?

Is the Amazon in danger?

The Amazon is still the most extensive rainforest on earth, but a disastrously large part of it is now in danger of disappearing for good. ... The forest produces more than 50 percent of all the rain that falls in the Amazon region, and it probably affects rainfall patterns far outside South America.

Is the rainforest dangerous?

One of the many dangers of living in a tropical rainforest is animals. There are many venomous snakes and insects, as well as carnivorous animals that can attack people. The land can also be extremely dangerous and uneven, and the forest is so thick in some places that it would be nearly impossible to navigate.

Do bull sharks eat piranhas?

Bull sharks do live in the Amazon River (where some species of piranhas are found). I would think that, since bull sharks aren't very picky, the shark would be hunting the piranhas (as others have said).

Has a piranha ever killed a human?

In 2011, a drunk 18-year-old man was attacked and killed in Rosario del Yata, Bolivia. In 2012, a five-year-old Brazilian girl was attacked and killed by a shoal of P. nattereri. In February 2015, a six-year-old girl died after being attacked by piranhas when her grandmother's boat capsized during a vacation in Brazil.

Can piranhas kill a shark?

The piranhas would find hard to wound the shark because they have that thick epiderm looking like leather…But of course they would finally find the tender parts (belly) and it's a matter of time before the poor sharks knows a slow, painful, and bloody death…