List of Rain Forest Animals

The rain forest is brimming with various species, each contributing uniquely to the ecosystem. This list is just a glimpse of the multitude of life forms found in this rich and diverse habitat.

Mammals

1. Jaguar
2. Tapir
3. Bornean Orangutan
4. Chimpanzee
5. Golden Lion Tamarin
6. Ocelot
7. Spider Monkey
8. Kinkajou
9. South American Coati
10. Squirrel Monkey
11. Pygmy Marmoset
12. Mantled Howler Monkey
13. Common Vampire Bat
14. Binturong
15. Gibbons
16. Tayra
17. Agouti
18. Collared Peccary
19. Capybara
20. Woolly Monkey
21. Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth
22. Margay
23. Slow Loris
24. Mandrill
25. Bush Baby (Galago)
26. Malayan Tapir
27. Saki Monkey
28. Orangethroat Pikeblenny
29. Tree Pangolin
30. Sun Bear
31. Bongo
32. Black Howler Monkey
33. Emperor Tamarin
34. Sunda Colugo
35. Amazonian Manatee
36. New Guinea Singing Dog
37. Lesser Mouse-Deer
38. Golden Naped Woodpecker
39. Clouded Leopard
40. Giant River Otter
41. Golden Mantella
42. Red Howler Monkey
43. Tamandua (Lesser Anteater)
44. Pale-Faced Saki
45. Goliath Frog
46. Harpy Eagle
47. Woolly Monkey
48. Common Palm Civet
49. Western Lowland Gorilla
50. Large Flying Fox
51. Pangolin
52. Okapi

Fish

1. Red-bellied Piranha
2. Electric Eel
3. Goliath Tigerfish
4. Arowana

Birds

1. Harpy Eagle
2. Keel-Billed Toucan
3. Macaw
4. Hoatzin
5. Resplendent Quetzal
6. King Vulture
7. Cock-of-the-Rock
8. Scarlet Ibis
9. Scarlet Macaw
10. Malachite Kingfisher
11. Nicobar Pigeon
12. Collared Sunbird
13. Amazonian Royal Flycatcher
14. Striped Owl
15. Booted Warbler
16. Oilbird

Arachnids

1. Brazilian Wandering Spider
2. Pinktoe Tarantula

Insects

1. Leaf Cutter Ant
2. Bullet Ant
3. Stag Beetle
4. Hercules Beetle
5. Giant Centipede
6. Meat Ant
7. Golden Huntsman Spider
8. Purple Emperor Butterfly
9. Lanternfly
10. Assassin Bug
11. Morpho Butterflies
12. Hercules Beetle

Reptiles

1. Green Anaconda
2. Emerald Tree Boa
3. Green Iguana
4. Glass Frog
5. Rainbow Boa
6. Green Python
7. Yacare Caiman
8. Leaf-Tailed Gecko
9. Amazon Giant Centipede
10. Green Basilisk Lizard
11. South American River Turtle
12. Bushmaster Snake
13. Spectacled Caiman
14. Giant Armadillo
15. Black Caiman
16. King Cobra
17. Green Tree Python
18. Chameleons

Amphibians

1. Poison Dart Frog
2. Fire-Bellied Toad
3. Golden Poison Frog
4. Arrau River Turtle

Others

1. Aye-Aye
2. Cassowary
3. Rafflesia Flower (though not an animal, it’s fascinating)
4. Carnivorous Venus Flytrap (again, not an animal, but interesting)