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  1. By: Nicole Dobson Tropical Rain Forest

  2. What exactly is it? • More species of trees than anywhere else • Origin of more than ½ world’s animals & plants • Year-round warmth + mostly wet season

  3. 70-85°F & humid 50-300 inches rain per year Canopy of trees Understory So, What is it like there?

  4. Where in the world is it?

  5. Epiphytes unique flora

  6. Adaptations of flora • Buttresses • Leaf coverage in dry season

  7. Birds mammals snakes amphibians reptiles Unique fauna

  8. adaptations of fauna • Camouflage • Bigger/stronger beaks

  9. 35 species extinct everyday!!! • Mankind • Cutting down trees • pollution endangerment