Brazil is the largest country in South America, fifth largest in size in the world and sixth largest in population with over 208 million people.
Brazil borders all South American countries except Ecuador and Chile.
Approx. 1799 bird species are found including 231 endemics.
The highest number of both terrestrial vertebrates and invertebrates of any country in the world are found in Brazil.
The Rufous-bellied Thrush is the national bird and the Jaguar is the national animal.