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By McKenna Sinibaldi Facts and photo’s gathered from www.mbgnet.net
Tropical rainforests are located near the equator, and in Brazil. Temperate rainforest are found along some coasts
Everything in Red is where you’ll find Tropical Rainforest
Today only about three percent of the original temperate rainforest in the U.S.A remains. Thirty acres of trees are cut in the tropical rainforest every minute. A lot of homes to animals have been destroyed.
It often follows monkeys to pick up the fruit they drop. It has a lot of whiskers on its chin. After 4 months the female makes a nest of plants,and gives birth to 2 or 3 young The young stay for 1 year.
It glides from tree to tree. Flaps under its arms helps it glide. It feeds on bugs. To breed it buries its 1 to 4 eggs in the soil. It does NOT breathe fire. Photo from www.genesispark.com/exhibits/reptiles/lizards/frilled/
It starts life by growing on another plant. It sucks on that plant to get its moisture. Widely cultivated in the tropics It is native to India and Pakistan It is considered sacred.
Have wide-spreading stilt roots that support the trees in the tidal mud Roots trap nutritious organic matter. It is in Southern Florida. Grow in salt water, such as tidal shores. American mangrove is also referred to as Red Mangrove.
It receives 80 to 100 inches of precipitation per year. It rains a lot in the tropical rainforest. It also comes from fog.
Rainforest get more rain than the Desert, Grassland, Taiga, and the Tundra put together. Rainforest trees can be over 90 feet tall. Most animals in the rainforest fight just for a female. The Banyan Tree starts life by living on another tree.