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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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