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Tropical Dry Forest Courtney & TJ. Climate Climate- severe dry season Temp. range 24.3 C. (66 deg. F.) Annual Rainfall-250 to 2000 mm per year (10- 80.

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1 Tropical Dry Forest Courtney & TJ

2 Climate Climate- severe dry season Temp. range 24.3 C. (66 deg. F.) Annual Rainfall-250 to 2000 mm per year (10- 80 in)

3 Vegetation Hawaiian Reynoldsia Kapok Tree Teak Tree Swietenia humilis (Pacific Coast Mahogany) Cedrela odorata (Spanish Cedar)

4 Vegetation (cont.) Dalbergia retusa var retusa (Nicaragua Rosewood) Guaiacum sanctum (Holywood) Cyderoxyllumcapiri sub tempisque (Níspero) Exostema caribaeum (Princewood)

5 Wildlife Southern White Rhino Giraffe Crested Guan Ctenosaur Blindsnake Capuchin Monkey

6 Wildlife (cont) Scorpion White-throated Magpie-Jay Blue-crowned Motmot Roadside Hawk Agouti Variegated Squirrel

7 Net Primary Production

8 Location The tropical dry forest is a type of forest found near the Equator that has distinct rainy and dry seasons. Tropical dry forest can be found in some parts of Africa, South and Central America, Mexico, India, Austraulia, and tropical islands

9 Limiting Factors Sunlight is the main limiting factor Canopy Lower canopy Floor dimly lit

10 Human Impacts One of the main things that are destroying these forests is human pollution Waste left in tropical dry forest cause the diverse species of plants to be unable to pollinate Game hunting has a big impact on the population of the wildlife

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12 Work Cited http://www.desertmuseum.org/programs/ http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tropd ry.htm http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tropd ry.htm http://marialice4.tripod.com/


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