Tropical Rainsforest

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Tropical Rainsforest

TROPICAL RAINFOREST:A tropical rainforest is an ecosystem type that occurs roughly within the latitudes 28 degrees north or south of the equator (in the equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn). This ecosystem experiences high average temperatures and a significant amount of rainfall. Rainforests can be found in Asia, Australia, Africa, SouthAmerica, Central America, Mexico and on many of the Pacific, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean islands. Within the World Wildlife Fund's biome classification, tropical rainforests are thought to be a type of tropical wet forest (or tropical moist broadleaf forest) and may also be referred to as lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest.


TEMPERATURE: Warm temperatures all year.PRECIPITATION: 2,000 to 10,000 mm rain each year.TYPICAL FLORA: Evergreen trees, orchiids, ferns.TYPICAL FAUNA: anteaters, jaguguars and butterflies.

Anteaters, butterflie, jaguar and butterfly.


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