The temperature in therainforest is usually always hot and damp. The average temperature is 25 degrees.Rainforests are not found for the temperature to dip bellow 0 degrees! In 2005, Amazon suffered its worst drought in over 100 years raising serious environmental issues. The rainforest has heaps of rain as it contains the word rain in the word rainforest www.freeimages.co.uk
The rainfall can get up to1.6m or it can get as muchas 9.1 of rain a year! There is no dry season in therainforest. If there is a dryday it won’t last very long! Each month 100 mm of rain usually never escapes the rainforest environment! The Amazon jungle is thelargest tropical rainforest in the worldThe total rainfall for the year is between 1700 and 3000 mm. www.freeimages.co.uk
The rainforests of Asia stretch from Thailand and Burma in the north to Malaysia s tropical rainforests and the islands of Java and Borneo in the west. Bangladesh has the largest area of wet, tropical forests in the world. Central Africa is the worlds second largest rainforest! To the south east, the large island of Madagascar did have a rainforest once upon a time but now it has not many trees left so it is destroyedThe Amazon jungle is the largest tropical rainforest in the world There are little Rainforests such as small areas in the United Kingdom, Norway, Japan, New Zealand, and southern Australia. The largest temperate rainforests are found on the Pacific coast of North America. They stretch from Oregon to Alaska for 1,800 miles. www.freeimages.co.uk
1.Cacao 2.Brazil nut tree 3.Rubber treeThese are some of the Wonderful plants of the 4.Banana tree Rainforest 5.Bougainvillea 6.Curare 7.Coconut tree 8.Durian 9.Jambu www.freeimages.co.uk 10.Kapok Tree 11.Tualang 12.Mangrolve 13.Strangler figs 14.Bromeliad 15.Orchid 16.Poinsettia 17.Cork Oak 18.Sapodilla 19.Teak 20.Heliconia 21.Ramon tree 22.Ipe
Bougainvilleas are almost impossible to kill once they are fully grown. At an early stage in a pot or ground they have very sensitive roots and you have to be extremely carful when taking them out of the pot and planting them. . . If the plant receives too much water, the bud in the middle of the flower will drop off and in its place a thorn will grow. Bougainvilleas are tropical climbing plants /trees known for their gentleness and vibrant colours. They are one of the most popular tropical vine plants grown today! r The bougainvillea is a vining plant that grows up to28- 30 feet tall. The plant can be pruned to be grown as a tree or bush There are many different types of bougainvillea’s colours such as white,www.freeimages.co.uk . . cream, pink, purple and orange
www.freeimages.co.ukThe Jambu fruit has a shiny, thin skin which varies from white to bright pink.About 1 inch long and 1-1.5 inches wide, they are shaped somewhat like a pear with a narrow neck The red Jambus are the smallest fruit, sweet and juicy, with the white ones being very acidic and sour Southeast Asian rainforest animals, like monkeys, gibbons and jambu fruit doves, rely on jambu as part of their diet.Growing wild, the jambu is also cultivated throughout Southeast Asia and is not endangered The flesh is white or pink, slightly fragrant, crisp and juicy with a faint sweet flavour. The fruit has about 1-3 seeds which, together with the roots, are considered poisonous.
1. Tree Snail 2.Morpho Butterfly 3.Piranha 4.OcelotThese are some of the remarkable animals of the Rainforest 5.Spider Monkey 6.Sloth 7.Bengal Tiger 8.Quetzal 9.Toucan 10.Rhinoceros Beetle 11.Green tree snake 12.Serval 13.Poison Dart Frog 14.Boa Constrictor 15.Cassowary 16.Tarsier 17.Maccaw 18.Poison Arrow frog 19.Siamang 20.Gibbon www.freeimages.co.uk
There are about 40 different kindsof toucans. They change in size from 15 cm to a bit over 65 cm, But the males and females are the samecolours. The feathers on the largest toucans are often black with splashes of white, yellow, and red Toucans are known for their large,bright, yet light weighing beaks. The colour of the beak is usually black,blue, orange, red, green and yellow. A toucans beak is sharp and hasknife like edges. The beak is used to squash the many kinds of fruit andberries he eats. He may also use the knife like edges to tear off parts of bigger fruits. www.freeimages.co.uk
www.freeimages.co.uk They eat mostly on spiders and Poison arrow frogs are known for their tiny insects such as ants and amazing bright colours. There colours are used little termites which they find at to warn and scare off predators that they are the bottom of the rainforest dangerous and poisonous. Some scientists floor using their wonderful think that the amusing pattern of the frogs vision and their sticky tongues to also act as camouflage among the forest pick them up and to eat them shadows. with FUN FACTS 1.Just three types of Poison arrow Frogs are dangerous to humans 2.Scientists think that the frog gets all of their poison from all of the insects they eat in the wild 3.They may live for at least 15 years4.Unlike other amphibians the Poison dart frog is a bad swimmer because they live on the ground or in trees5.Blood in the frog are being investigated because they think that they can be used as muscle relaxers, pain relieves and appetite reducers
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1. Sloths only walk 12 feet a day!2. Giant bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day!3. More than 2000 species of animals are found in the American rainforest!4. 80% of the Australian Rainforest flowers are not found anywhere else in the world! 5.1 Out of 4 ingredients in our medicine is from Rainforest plants
More than 2,150 different species of butterflies are found in the rainforests of South America. An area of a rainforest the size of a football field is being destroyed each couple of seconds. The trees of the tropical rainforest are so big and cloudy that when rain is falling it takes at least 10 minutes to reach the ground. In the moist rainforests of South America, sloths move so slowly that algae are able to grow in their fur! The forests of Central Africa are home to more than 8,000 different species of plants.
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