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Finn's Amazon River information

Hey guys, Finn here. For some homework I did some research on the Amazon river. Hope you enjoy!

Its the 2nd largest river in the world (the largest is the Nile)

It flows through 3 countries; Peru, Columbia and Brazil

The Amazon river was created 11.8 million years ago

In its waters are is the largest snake in world the anaconda

And is home to the Boto aka the pink river dolphin

Its total length is 7000 km (4,300 miles)

Its located in South America

The max depth is 100 meters, average is 20 to 50 meters

Bull sharks have been reported in Peru