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Tropical rainforest

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

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