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Tropical rain forest

  1. 1. Tropical Rain Forest ~Zoologist ~Lexyc123
  2. 2. Tropical Rainforest Animals South America
  3. 3. Spider Monkey <ul><li>Eat mostly fruit, nuts, seeds, insects, and bird eggs. </li></ul><ul><li>Most are black, but can be colors like brown, red, golden, and buff. </li></ul><ul><li>Spider monkeys are very social animals, they gather in groups of 2-3 dozen animals called troops </li></ul>
  4. 4. Capybara <ul><li>As adults they weigh about 100lbs. </li></ul><ul><li>As adults they stand about 2ft tall. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat mainly grasses and aquatic plants. </li></ul><ul><li>They are highly social and live in groups controlled by the dominate male. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Electric Eel <ul><li>Can be as long as 8ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Can weigh up to 60lbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Is not really a true eel, it is an electrical fish. </li></ul><ul><li>They are not aggressive, but may produce a damaging shock when surprised or stepped on. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Piranha <ul><li>Range in color from yellow to steel-gray to bluish to partly red to almost black. </li></ul><ul><li>Have many razor-sharp teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>As adults they eat meat, they eat aquatic and land animals that are in the water. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Caiman <ul><li>They swim very well using mainly there tails. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be about 20ft long. </li></ul><ul><li>They are most active at night which is when they hunt. </li></ul><ul><li>They have about 75 long sharp teeth they use to catch their pray but the do not chew it up they swallow it whole. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tropical Rainforest Animals Australia
  9. 9. Duck-billed Platypus <ul><li>Babies hatch from eggs, but also drink mothers milk. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a life span or 10-17 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Are about the size of a pet cat. </li></ul><ul><li>Males are venomous they have poisonous spikes on there back legs which they use for self defense. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Echidna <ul><li>Uses its long sticky tongue to catch ants, termites, other insects, and earthworms. </li></ul><ul><li>Is an egg laying mammal. </li></ul><ul><li>There are long nosed and short nosed Echidna </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Is a nocturnal animal. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat leaves, fruits, and other such food sources. </li></ul><ul><li>They stick to trees very well because of there cushioned feet. </li></ul>Tree Kangaroo
  12. 12. Dainty Green Tree Frog <ul><li>Are normally forty-five millimeters in length. </li></ul><ul><li>Will squeak if scarred or disturbed. </li></ul><ul><li>Feet are webbed, with large round toe discs. </li></ul><ul><li>Eyes are normally black with orange. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Frilled Lizard <ul><li>Love the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>When startled frill puffs out from the neck and shoulder area. </li></ul><ul><li>Length can be 70-95cm long. </li></ul><ul><li>The males are brighter than the female. </li></ul><ul><li>Are not poisonous or harmful to people. </li></ul>
  14. 14. References <ul><li>http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.buzzle.com/articles/spider-monkey-facts.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.rebsig.com /capybara/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/Amazonia/Facts/capybarafacts.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://whozoo.org/Intro2000/tashcorm/tempagetwo.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://rainforest-australia.com/Litoria_gracilenta.htm </li></ul>

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