Daintree Rainforest

By Lauren Bristow


The Daintree rainforest is located north of Cairns, Queensland. It covers 20% of Australia's landmass.The Daintree is 135 million years old and is Australia's oldest and biggest rainforest.


The Daintree rainforest is home to 50% of the worlds animals and plants.It has over 700 species that can only be found there. Here are 4 interesting animals that can be found in the Daintree rainforest.

Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher

They have a thick red bill and two long, white central tail feathers. They have a black line across their eyes and blue ontop of their head and back. It's diet includes insects, lizards and frogs.


There is about 3000 species of plants found in the Daintree. There is many plants there, but these are just 3 of them.