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T r o p i c a l R a i n f o r e s t. Bryan Canada & Wesley J. Jackson. Locations. In Central in South America, Belize Brazil Colombia Costa Rica French Guiana Guyana Peru Suriname Venezuela. Climate. Humid 250 cm of rain per year Hot Wet 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Plants. Bamboo

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T r o p i c a l r a i n f o r e s t

TropicalRainforest

Bryan Canada

&

Wesley J. Jackson


Locations
Locations

In Central in South America,

  • Belize

  • Brazil

  • Colombia

  • Costa Rica

  • French Guiana

  • Guyana

  • Peru

  • Suriname

  • Venezuela


Climate
Climate

  • Humid

  • 250 cm of rain per year

  • Hot

  • Wet

  • 77 degrees Fahrenheit


Plants
Plants

  • Bamboo

  • Coconut trees

  • Many types of ferns and mosses on the floor of the rainforest

  • Epiphytes



Animals
Animals

Many different types of,

  • Snakes

  • Amphibians

  • Insects

  • Monkeys

  • Birds

  • Mammals




Emergent layer
Emergent layer

  • Contains small number of large trees called emergents

  • Grow above canopy

  • Eagles, butterflies, and bats live in this area


Canopy layer
Canopy layer

  • Majority of trees

  • A quarter of all insects live here

  • 50% of plants are believed to live here


Understory layer
Understory layer

  • Lies between canopy and forest floor

  • Leaves are much larger at this level

  • Only 5% of light reaches the understory

  • Also called the “shrub layer”


Forest floor
Forest Floor

  • Receives only 2% of sunlight

  • Only low light plants can live here

  • A lot of decomposers live here


Vacation in the amazon
Vacation in the Amazon

  • Amacayacu Vacations

  • In Brazil

    • Canopy walks

    • River tours

    • Jungle walks

    • Tree house motels

    • Animal tours & watching


Works cited
Works Cited

  • www.latinguides.com

  • www.blueplanetbiomes.com

  • www.bagheera.com

  • www.conservation.org


Quiz

  • How many cm of rain a year does the rainforest get?

  • How much light does the rainforest floor get?

  • What level are the leaves the biggest in the tropical rainforest?

  • How many levels are there in the tropical rainforest?

  • Where level do most decomposers live?


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