On June 10, 2015, Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan arrived at the National Museum of Nature in Science in Tokyo to view the exhibition, The Great Amazon.

The exhibition is the largest of its kind:

“…ever mounted and focuses mainly on the biodiversity of the Amazon Basin.  Using fossils and preserved specimens, displays of live creatures, and stunning visual and audio content the exhibition introduces the mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, insects, plants and fungi that inhabit the Amazon.  The exhibition also showcases how the indigenous peoples of the Amazon have interacted with the plants and animals around them.” 


Photo courtesy of Asahi Shimbun