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The Mamaiurans are an Amazon Indian tribe that lives in Brazil.  Their legends reflect the dense rainforest they live in, and the abundance of diverse life in their environment.  This photograph is a view of Amazon basin forest north of Manaus, Brazil.<p><small><em>Image courtesy of Phil P Harris. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.</em></small></p>

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