By: Kennedy Norris
About this biome...
Location, location, location!
Countries to visit? Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Peru, Indonesia, Belize, Bolivia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Gabon, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Venezuela.
Animals And Plant Species In This Biome-
~ Plant communities- Some of the most popular and numerous plant species consist of: Bromeliads, Buttress roots, carnivorous plants, Epiphytes, Lianas, Orchids, Saprophytes, Stilt/prop roots, Strangler fig
~ Animal communities- Some of the most popular and numerous animal species consist of: Tree snail, macaw, poison arrow frog, toucan, morpho butterfly, spider monkey, boa constrictors, sloth, rhinoceros beetle, jaguars, and many more
Bamboo is a popular plant among tropical rainforests that feeds a variety of different species.
Grubs are a popular food source among many different organisms and species in the rainforest.
Gorillas live in many tropical rainforests including Rwanda and Republic of the Congo.
Jaguars or other big cats are top of the food chain in tropical rainforests.
Food/ Energy Pyramid
This pyramid represents the flow of energy of the producer and consumers above.
This gilled fungi is extremely popular in tropical rainforests because of the moist and warm climate.
Food/ Energy Pyramid
What Are We Doing?
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