Card Set Information
Nontropical Animals and Plants
Pacu(Tambaqui called in brazil)
(Colossom macropomum)Flesh is firm and sweet with a delicate, flavor seed and fruit eater, and important disperser of seed in flooded forest of the amazon.
Arapaima or Piaraucu
(Arapaima Gigas)Reach over 9 ft in length and weight over 400 lbs, diet consist of fish and other small animals, endangered, one of the world largest fresh water fish.
Bumblebee Poison Dart Frog or Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog
(Dendrobates Leucomelas)Largest spieces of dendr., Venezuela, Northern brazil, Guyana, and southeastern colombia, warning coloration.
(Pseudoplatystoma Fasciatum) Can reach the leagth of 35 in., over 1700 spieces of catfish. important food fish.
(Pteuroneura Brasiliensis) world largest otter.social types and live in groups of family.
(Hydrochaeris hydrocharis) Largest rodent in the world, barrel body and short heads,herbivore, panama northeast argentina and urguguay.