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Tropical Rain Forest Tropical Rain Forest Climate Description Warm, humid Little seasonal variation Strong sunlight Ideal environment for plants Tropical Rain Forest Precipitaiton High month- March- 32.5 cm Low month- October 11 cm Average per year 250 cm Tropical Rain Forest Temperature 28° C- 25 °C 83 °F- 77 °F Tropical Rain Forest Animals Greatest biodiversity Specialists- to avoid competition Camouflage Coloration Monkeys Birds insects Tropical Rain Forest Plants Grows in layers Canopy/ understory Lush greens Symbiosis with fungus in soil- nutrient hightway Roots, vines, huge leaves Tropical Rain Forest Location Occur in belt around equator 30 °N through 30 °S Tropical Rain Forest Fun Facts! Trees are the dominant life form Acidic soil with few nutrients- trees form above-ground roots that grow sideways for extra support ½ of all the species of the world found here! Used to cover 20%- now only 7%!
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