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  1. The Tropical Rainforest The Tropical Anaysia Askew Tiffany Elder By Tiffany Elder and Anaysia Askew

  2. Location • The Tropical Rainforest is located in Africa, Asia, Central America, and South America. • Latitude is 23.5° N - 23.5° S.

  3. It is hot and humid in the Tropical Rainforest. It is 20° - 25°C. Winter is absent and there is two seasons, rainy and dry. Temperature

  4. It rains 200 - 225 cm each year in the Tropical Rainforest. Some areas receive as much as 400 cm. Precipitation

  5. The Plants • In the Tropical Rainforest there is 700 species of trees and 1000 species of plants. • The trees may reach 25-40 m in height. • The plant leaves get extra big to collect sun light. The Plants

  6. Animals • Monkeys, squirrels, birds, frogs, lizards, snakes, insects, apes, salamanders, sloths, bats, and peccaries.

  7. One-half of the tropical rainforests are destroyed. Seven percent of the world is rainforest. Interesting Facts • Monkeys, squirrels, birds ,amphibians ,insects ,apes ,and some mammals.

  8. What continent is there more rainforest?How many seasons are there?What’s the most amount rain an area receives yearly? How many species of plants are there, in the rainforest?What is a peccary?What percent of the world is rainforest? Did You Learn?

  9. Works Cited • Knotted Lianas(2), Roger J. Harris, http://www.junglephotos.com/plants/amazplants.html, August 23,2003 • Forests ,Biomes Group of 96, www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/forest.html • The Tropical Rain Forest Biome, Living SchoolBook, lsb.syr.edu/projects/cyberzoo/rain.html, April 2004 • A Sampling of Tropical Rainforest Animals, Jeanada Col., www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml, 1998 • Rainforest, Missouri Botanical Garden, mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/rforest, 2002