Tropical Rainforest Essay

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World Distribution Tropical forests are found near the equator in Central and South America, parts of Africa and Asia. They are hot and humid and contain a huge variety of plants and animals - around half of all the world's species. The trees are mostly hardwood. The climate is called equatorial. Average Temperature Rain forests belong to the tropical wet climate group. The temperature in a rain forest rarely gets higher than 93 °F (34 °C) or drops below 68 °F (20 °C. Average Precipitation Average humidity is between 77 and 88%; rainfall is often more than 100 inches a year. There is usually a brief season of less rain. In monsoonal areas, there is a real dry season. Almost all rain forests lie near the equator. Typical Flora Types of plants in the rainforest include , Bromeliads , Lianas , Orchids , Strangler Fig , Stilt/Prop Roots , Carnivorous Plants , Bamboo , Coconut Tree , Mangora , Tulan , Jambu and many more. Typical Fauna There are many types of animals in the rainforest for example , Elephant , Tiger , Chimpanzee , Bat , Lion , Eagle , Dove , Cobra , Orangutan , Monkey , Rhinoceros and Pit Viper. Ecological Concerns There is a lot of deforestation, as people cut down the trees to make paper, get wood and other stuff. The causes less oxygen on earth for us to breath. As there is a lot of cutting of trees there would be animal extinction and people won’t be able to discover more species Conservation Efforts By informing a lot of people and trying to stop people from cutting down the trees and killing wildlife. People not buying products that are from the rainforest, like getting clothes, paper and so
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