Tropical rainforest

Victoria Melendez, Galiea torres

Climate

The tropical rain forest is a hot moist biome found near earth's equator . The worlds largest tropical rainforest are in South America,Africa and southern Asia. Tropical rainforest receive from 60 to 160 inches of precipitation that is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year.

Average temperature

Rainforest belong to the tropical wet climate group. The temperature in a rain forest rarely gets higher than 93 f(34c)or drops below 68f(20c)average humidity is between 77 and 88%;rainfall is often more than 100 inches in a year.

The seasons

Tropical areas such as the Amazon rainforest don't have seasons like spring ,summer,autumn and winter. Instead,seasons in the Amazon are divided into the dry seasons and the wet season each lasting sistty week

The location

The largest rainforest are in the Amazon river basin in (South America)the Congo river basins (Western Africa)and thought out much of southeast Asia smaller rainforest are located in central America Madagascar Australia and nearby islands India and other location in the tropics.

Plants

*a Fai Palm *Bcnana. *big-leaf mahogany. *brazil not tree. *bromelicd

One adaptation plant

The smoothness of the bark may also make it difficult for other plants to grow on their surface . Lianas are climbing woody vines that drape rainforest trees . They have adapted to life in the rainforest by having their roots in the ground and climbing high into the tree canopy to reach available sunlight.

Animals

*king cobra. *dawn bat. *vampire bat. *orangutan. *kinkajou

One adaptation animals

Crafty camouflage Being invisible to a predator or to prey is an advantage in the tropical rainforest.

Threats to the biome

The huge islands of Mindanao in the Philippines used to be covered with rainforest. Finding a stand of trees is almost impossible now

Cause and effect

If the forest is destroyed there would be no shelter for animals and no food