African Rainforest

By : Kelly

Some interesting things I learned

  • Rood construction and slash-and-burn farming have already wiped out roughly 90 percent of west Africa's rainforests.
  • The rainforest of central Africa's Congo Basin, have come under the axe.
  • Native hunter live in rainforest .
  • Now, the government of rainforest contries are now torn between the need to protect their endangered rainforest and the need for money.

People in rainforest--- Baka

  • Native hunter- gatherers have inhabited Africa's rainforests.
  • 200,000-250,000 native rainforest inhabited spread across Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • In the rainforest, for children, boys will learn to hunt, girls will learn how to fish and gather food.
  • Population is growing really fast , really large.
  • Many ethnic group of the African rainforest were lumped together under the name Pygmies.

Landforms in rainforest

  • Waterfall
  • Valley
  • River
  • Wetland
  • Basin

Animals in rainforest

  • Blue monkey
  • Vine snake
  • Rainbow Lizard
  • Milk snake
  • Fruit bats
  • crocodile
  • Gorilla
  • Hummingbirds