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  1. Your Guide to Exploring…. The Tropical RainForest ™ Rainforest Adventures Brought to you by:

  2. Tropical Rainforests Around the World • Africa - Zaire basin, with a small area in West Africa; also eastern Madagascar. South and Central America in the Amazon river basin. • Indo-Malaysia - west coast of India, Assam, Southeast Asia, New Guinea and Queensland, Australia. ™ Rainforest Adventures

  3. Features • Home to half the worlds plants and animals • Cover 6% of the worlds total area • Thick canopy. Home to unique animals • Poor soil • Constant warm, wet weather and high humidity levels • Extreme biodiversity and excellent photo-ops • Receives at least 80 inches of rainfall per year ™ Rainforest Adventures

  4. Climate • Humid due to high levels of rainfall, lightweight and breathable attire recommended • Year round warm temperatures. Average of 77 F° • Precipitation levels can reach up to 250 cm per year. Bring a rain coat! • Very little seasonal variation ™ Rainforest Adventures

  5. Average Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

  6. Plant and Animal Species

  7. Adaptations Toucan Liana Climbing wood vines that have adapted by strangling other trees(usually canopy trees) and taking their supply of sunlight. Have developed long, large bills that allows it to reach fruit on small branches that can’t support the birds weight ™ Rainforest Adventures

  8. Suggested Tourist Sites Move from canopy to canopy tree high off the jungle ground using rope bridges or zip lines, and witness the jungle from another perspective with this breathtaking, exhilarating activity. River Cruises Canopy Tours Travel easily through the rainforests with a new and beautiful view of the wildlife in it’s natural state in a fun river cruise ™ Rainforest Adventures

  9. Seasonal Information ™ Rainforest Adventures

  10. Unique Features ™ Rainforest Adventures

  11. Animal Species ™ Rainforest Adventures

  12. Plant Species ™ Rainforest Adventures

  13. Environmental Issues ™ Rainforest Adventures

  14. Works Cited • "Earth Floor: Biomes." Earth Floor: Biomes. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2013. <http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforestA.html>. • "Plant Adaptations." Plant Adaptations. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2013. <http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/plants/adapt.htm> • Thyberg, David. "Activities in the Amazon Rainforest." Travel Tips. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Dec. 2013. <http://traveltips.usatoday.com/activities-amazon-rainforest-1168.html>. ™ Rainforest Adventures