The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of Amazonas.The exact length of the river is still undetermined, with estimates between 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long, making it among the world's largest river … Discover (and save!) The ecosystem includes the Andes mountain, Amazon basin, Llanos plains, the Orinoco river delta and the Caribbean coast. The main tributary to the Orinoco River is the Apure River. Media in category "Animals of Orinoco River" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total.
Mixed Groups by WildandNatureFan. The Orinoco Eco Camp is located on the north eastern edge of the Delta Orinoco nature reserve which was established in 1991 in order to conserve the plants, animals and birds of this area. 6000x5208px 19.55 MB. The Animals of the Orinoco River More than 1,000 species of birds visit the Orinoco river; among the more spectacular are the scarlet ibis, the bellbird, the umbrella bird, and numerous parrots.
Favorite Art by DrewBoy89. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site. . 1 2 3. Freshwater Fish Species in Orinoco River [Venezuela] The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. Its drainage basin, sometimes known as the Orinoquia,  covers 880,000 km 2 (340,000 sq mi), with 76.3 percent of it in Venezuela and the remainder in Colombia. Orinoco River, Spanish Río Orinoco, major river of South America that flows in a giant arc for some 1,700 miles (2,740 km) from its source in the Guiana Highlands to its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean. The large variety of animals is supported by numerous varying habitats.
Animals of the Orinoco River Valley. Adobe Photoshop 7.0. Fauna & Flora in the Orinoco Delta: The Orinoco Delta's wildlife exhibits considerable variety. To return to mongabay use one of the following links: The Delta Amacuro covers an entire area of 8,700 square miles, a large portion of which is made up of forested swampland. Image size. Several types of monkeys also live in the Delta, among them howler and spider monkeys, long-tailed capuchins, and nocturnal douroucoulis. The Orinoco is a main river in northern South America.It is one of the longest rivers in South America, at 2,140 km (1,330 mi). 6000x5208px 19.55 MB. IMAGE DETAILS. . Animals of the African Savanna by rogerdhall on DeviantArt. your own Pins on Pinterest Image size. From the city of Piacoa, the Orinoco River fans out into a large delta area that runs for 120 miles before flowing into the Gulf of Paría at the Atlantic Ocean. Software. The great variety of fish include the carnivorous piranha, the electric eel, and the laulao , a catfish that often attains a weight of more than 200 pounds. These waters are home to the critically endangered Orinoco crocodile, river dolphins, giant river otters, the giant anaconda and more than 1,000 fish species. Join the community … The Orinoco River Basin received a B-. Animals of the Orinoco River Valley. Fine art illustration of some of the unique animals native to the Orinoco River Valley in the Amazon. The Orinoco River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. The Animals of the Orinoco River More than 1,000 species of birds visit the Orinoco river; among the more spectacular are the scarlet ibis, the bellbird, the umbrella bird, and numerous parrots. Show More. The Orinoco River flows in a giant arc through rainforests, flooded forests, grasslands, and a delta from where it begins in Venezuela's Sierra Parima Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. Comments 0. Flowing in a giant arc from Colombia and Venezuela all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, the Orinoco is one of the longest rivers in South America, its basin and flooded forests home to rich plant and animal life. In 1931 Herbert S. Dickey of the United States claimed to have discovered the river’s source, but in 1951 Risquez Iribarren of Venezuela discovered … ... African Savanna Animals African Wild Dog Desert Animals Animals Of The World Animals And Pets Savanna Biome Afrika Tattoos Animals Information Animal Illustrations.
Jun 23, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Gail Valleau. Over 351 mammal species, over 341 reptiles, almost two thousand marine species and 1,417 bird species thrive in the wild. The report card serves as a model for building comprehensive, community-driven, scientifically credible basin assessments that can work around the world. Throughout most of its course it flows through Venezuela, except for a section that forms part of the frontier between Venezuela and Colombia. See More by rogerdhall. The Orinoco River Delta is inhabited by the Warao Indians and the camp … Media in category "Animals of Orinoco River" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Rising near Mt. IMAGE DETAILS. Christopher Columbus saw the delta of the Orinoco in 1498, and Diego de Ordaz explored the lower river in 1531. Animal Groups by chewitt99. The Orinoco River (Spanish pronunciation: ) is one of the longest rivers in South America at 2,250 kilometres (1,400 mi). Orinoco (ōrēnō´kō), river of Venezuela, estimated to be from 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long. Featured in collections . Extensively hunted for their skins in the 19th and 20th centuries, this species is one of the most critically endangered species of crocodiles.