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1 Rainforests Slideshow by, Alex Diederen Teammates are, Carter, Kyle, and Dillan

2 Where are Rainforests Located?  Rainforests are located in the Tropics  Most of the worlds Tropical Rainforests are located in South America  Temperate Rainforests are located in some temperate coasts.

3 Rainforests Climate  The high temperature in the rainforest is 85 the low is 70  The Tropical Rainforests are very humid and quite warm  Temperate rainforests are a cool temperature and are humid like the Tropical Rainforest  both Rainforests receive a large amount of rain hence the name Rainforest  Rainforests close to the equator experience no seasons and those farther away can experience one wet and one dry season

4 Coccoloba  Eve`s Umbrella  Grows up to 80ft.  Grown as potted plant

5 Peacock Plant  Broad leaf adaption  Leaves fold up at night  Red-purple leaves  Striking markings on upper regions of the leaf

6 Sacred Fig  Leaves have drip tips for quickly shedding water  Large, quick growing  Born an epiphyte  Sacred to Hindus and Buddhists

7 Common Tree Shrew  Has a liter of 1-3  Spends much time on ground  Climbs trees With incredible agility

8 Flying Dragon  Wing-like skin flaps supported by ribs  Tree to tree  Eats ants and termites

9 Vine Snake  Thickness of mans finger  If threatened puffs up  Hides in brush

10 Slow Loris  Short-limbed  Climber  Nocturnal  Strong hands and feet

11 Gorilla  Largest primate  Arms strong  Lowland and Mountain  Elder males threaten invaders of territory

12 Rainforest Food Chain  Producers canopy, understory, vines, epiphytes, and flowering plants  herbivores- parrots, some bats, and most monkeys  Carnivores- jaguar, snakes, some mammals  Omnivores- monkeys, small mammals, some reptiles

13 Rainforest Food Chain Continued  primary consumers- insects  Secondary consumers- small mammals  Tertiary consumers- larger mammals

14 Human Interferences With the Rainforest  Deforestation  Poaching  Slash and burn  Negative  Some organizations

15 Conclusion  Rainforest needs help  Raise awareness  The rainforest is a beautiful place

16 Resources 


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