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    • RainforestBy Veronica Thompson 8WA
    • What is a rainforest?Tropical rainforests are forests with tall trees, warmclimates, and lots of rain. In some rainforests it rainsmore than one inch nearly every day of the year!
    • Where are rainforest found?Rainforests are found in the tropics, theregion between the Tropic of Cancer and theTropic of Capricorn, just above and below theEquator . In this tropic zone the sun is verystrong and shines about the same amount oftime every day all year long, keeping theclimate warm and relatively stable.
    • Why are rainforest important? Rainforests: help stabilize the world’s climate; provide a home to many plants and animals; maintain the water cycle protect against flood, drought, and erosion; are a source for medicines and foods; support tribal people; and are an interesting place to visit
    • Why do rainforests have so many kind of plant and animal? Tropical rainforests support the greatest diversity of living organisms on Earth. Although they cover less than 2 percent of Earth’s surface, rainforests house more than 50 percent of the plants and animals on Earth. Here are some examples of the richness of rainforests: Rainforests have 170,000 of the world’s 250,000 known plant species. the United States has 81 species of frogs, while Madagascar, which is smaller than Texas, may have 500 species.