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1 The Tropical Rainforest By Tiffany Elder and Anaysia Askew

2 The Tropical Rainforest is located in Africa, Asia, Central America, and South America. Latitude is 23.5° N ° S.

3 It is hot and humid in the Tropical Rainforest. It is 20° - 25°C. Winter is absent and there is two seasons, rainy and dry.

4 It rains cm each year in the Tropical Rainforest. Some areas receive as much as 400 cm.

5 The Plants In the Tropical Rainforest there is 700 species of trees and 1000 species of plants. The trees may reach m in height. The plant leaves get extra big to collect sun light.

6 Monkeys, squirrels, birds, frogs, lizards, snakes, insects, apes, salamanders, sloths, bats, and peccaries.

7 Monkeys, squirrels, birds,amphibians,insects,apes,and some mammals. One-half of the tropical rainforests are destroyed. Seven percent of the world is rainforest.

8 What continent is there more rainforest? How many seasons are there? What’s the most amount rain an area receives yearly? How many species of plants are there, in the rainforest? What is a peccary? What percent of the world is rainforest?

9 Knotted Lianas(2), Roger J. Harris, August 23,2003 Forests,Biomes Group of 96, The Tropical Rain Forest Biome, Living SchoolBook, lsb.syr.edu/projects/cyberzoo/rain.html, April 2004 A Sampling of Tropical Rainforest Animals, Jeanada Col., Rainforest, Missouri Botanical Garden, mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/rforest, 2002


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