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Biomes - Tropical Rainforest

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Anika Khandoker

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Tropical Rainforest (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr The tropical rain forest is a forest of tall trees in a region of year-round warmth. Geographical Locations Rainforests now cover less than 6% of Earth's land surface. South America
Africa
South Asia By: Anika Khandoker and Stephanie Lomax (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr Climate & Weather Flora Jambu Fruit Bengal Bamboo Tualang Bougainvillea Fauna Jambu Fruit Dove Gorilla Linn's Sloth Toco Toucan The tropical rain forest is a very wet environment.
The total rainfall for the year is between 1500 and 2500 mm.
There is no dry season. Rain falls nearly every day.
The temperature during the day is around 30ºC - 35ºC. At night it drops to between 20ºC - 25ºC.
There is a little difference between the warmest and the coolest months. The relative humidity is always high.
This type of climate in the tropical rain forest is known as equatorial climate. Avocado
Macadamia nuts
Manioc/tapioca
Brazil nuts
Mayonnaise (coconut oil)
Cane sugar
Okra
Vermouth (cascarilla oil) Papaya
Passion fruit
Chewing gum (chicle latex)
Plantain
Eucalyptus oil (cough drops, perfumes)
Guava
Tolu balsam oil (confections, soap, cosmetics) Breadfruit Star anise Natural Resources Highlands
Plateaus
Mountains
Valleys
Rivers
Lowlands
Beaches
Flood Plains L
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s Specific Landforms Brazilian Highlands Amazon River Basin Cape Tribulation
Beach Places of Interest The Canopy Of Monteverde The canopy, or tops of the trees, of the rainforest is very active. Over 70% of all life in the rainforest lives in the canopy. The canopy can be hundreds of feet above the forest floor, and is home to birds, insects, monkeys and other animals. Indigenous Mayan Village in Mexico Villages Madidi National Park Madidi National Park in Bolivia has a mix of jungle hikes, animal and bird-watching, beaches and petroglyphs. Presents: L&K Travel Services "Climate in Tropical Rainforest." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://library.thinkquest.org/26634/forest/climate.htm>.
"Climate:." Tropical Rain Forest. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/troprain.htm>.
"Natural Resources from the Rainforest." Natural Resources from the Rainforest. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.folklife.si.edu/resources/maroon/foodways/more.htm>.
"Places of Interest in the Amazon Rain Forest." Travel Tips. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://traveltips.usatoday.com/places-interest-amazon-rain-forest-35587.html>.
"Rainforest Animals." Rainforest Animals. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rnfrst_animal_page.htm>.
"Rainforest Climate." Rainforest Climate. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rnfrst_climate_page.htm>.
"Rainforest Plants." Rainforest Plants. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rnfrst_plant_page.htm>. Works Cited The Biome COME AND VISIT THE TROPICAL RAINFOREST TODAY!
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