Tropical rainforest

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  • 1. By: Denver Groff and Michael Broomell
    The Tropical Rainforest
  • 2. Central and South America
    Africa
    Southeast Asia
    Rainforests are typically located on the equator.
    Location
  • 3. In an average year in a tropical rain forest the climate is very humid because of all the rainfall.
    Rain amounts to about 250 cm per year.
    The rain forest has lots of rain because it is very hot and wet.
    This climate is found near the equator.
    50 % of the precipitation comes from its own evaporation.
    The average temperature of a rain forest is about 77° Fahrenheit.
    Climate
  • 4. Howler Monkey- The loudest land animal.
    Sloth- Eats leaves off trees and sleeps for 23 hours per day.
    Frilled Lizard- They scare away animals with their frill.
    Piranha- Stay in groups and hunt bleeding animals and fish.
    Keeled Billed Toucan- It will hide or fly away from larger prey.
    Animals of the Rainforest
  • 5. Howler Monkey
  • 6. Sloth
  • 7. Frilled Lizard
  • 8. Piranha
  • 9. Keeled Billed Toucan
  • 10. Lianas- Grow roots in the ground and grow vines to climb trees to reach the top of the rainforest.
    Mangroves- Grow roots out of the ground to get more water. They mostly grow in the water.
    Epiphytes- Grow on trees so they can take advantage of the sunlight on the top of the rainforest.
    Bengal Bamboo- Grow large roots that collect water and allow them to reproduce very fast.
    Coconut Tree- Its fruit has a fibrous layer which helps it to float on water and get dispersed to far off places.
    Plants of the Rainforest
  • 11. Lianas
  • 12. Mangroves
  • 13. Epiphytes
  • 14. Bengal Bamboo
  • 15. Coconut Tree
  • 16. It produces 40% of our oxygen.
    1400 Tropical Rainforest plants are
    believed to carry a cure for cancer.
    40% of Tropical Rainforest are cut down
    in the entire world.
    Interesting Facts of the Rainforest