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Transcript of Congo Rainforest
Location & Conditions
Spans 1.5 million square miles (726 million american football fields)
2nd largest rainforest
Very rainy (average rainfall of 58in)
Warm, wet climate (77 degrees)
Congo river flows thrugh forest
Most endangered ecosystem in the world
Map of the African Rainforest
Emma Werner & Victoria Fox
Ant Eaters (giant)
Green Plant Leaves
Black Spider Monkey
Huge food source for many animals
Most popular: Guava and Garcinia (aka. monkey fruit)
Diospyros- small shrubs
The flesh exposed when the outer skin is peeled off is sweet and sour, slightly grape-like and gummy to the taste.
Over 12,000 species
About 65% of the land is covered with ferns
Lots of nutrition
African oak, red cedar, and mahogany
Form a dense upper canopy
Known as the Ant Bear
Consumes fruit from fruit trees
Feed on numerous different plants, mainly ferns
Known as the forest giraffe or zebra giraffe
What would happen to the Congo Rainforest if there was a sudden disaster that occured without any sort of alarm? What if there was close to extinction of a food source; fruits, green leafs, or any sort of organism?
1 of 3 species
The population is estimated to have fallen by 30% over 45 years, primarily due to habitat loss and hunting
Largest and most powerful wild cat
Feed on many rodent-like animals, mammals and reptiles
Endangered species in certain areas
Living primarily in hollow logs and abandoned mammal burrows
Cannot eat leaves instead take the broken off pieces back to their nest and use as a compost to cultivate a certain fungus.
Scientific name- Atta cephalotes
There are 5 types of worker ants foragers, gardeners who chop up leaves, tiny ants that distribute leaf bits to the fungi and minimae that tend the fungus.
Breaks down and decomposes dead plants and organisms
Associated with dead or living things