Tropical Rainforest

Scout Bancroft

Rain forests belong to the tropical wet climate group. The temperature in a rain forest rarely gets higher than 93 degrees F and can drop below 68 degrees F. Average humidity is between 77 and 88%; rainfall is often more than 100 inches a year. These various types of plants below, need a lot of sunlight, of course, for photosynthesis. The plants in this biome also need abundant amounts of rainfall in order to keep healthy. Adaptions of these amazing animals include. Snakes and turtles, for example, can swim very well. Monkeys and sloths can climb very well in order to survive, adapt, and get away from predators. Extinct animals of the rainforest include many different species of bats, but birds is the most extinct animal of the rainforest today. The Aukland Island Merganser is an extinct bird. (Picture seen below) Three examples of producers in the rainforest are a Tualong tree, also known as the Honey Bee tree, Berga Bamboo, and the Comet Orchid. Three examples of carnivores are a Green Anaconda, a Harpy Eagle, and a Jaguar. Omnivores include the Hybird Spider Monkey, the Toucan, and The Red Eyed Tee Frog. Decomposers are various types of ants, termites, and velvet worms.


A picture of the Aukland Island Merganser that has now become extinct.

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