rainforests

structure of the rainforest

There are 4 layers of the rainforest they are called Emergent layer,Canopy layer,Understorey layer and last but not least the Forest Floor.The emergent layer is the highest layer and can reach upto 70m high WOW!.Alot of sunlight thrif through the emergent layer,but why?it is because that all the leaves in the emergent layer are covering up all of the sunlight.The animals found in the emergent layer are some monkeys, birds,butterflies and insects.they are found in the emergent layer because these animal swing ,fly , glide.

canopy:The canopy is home to many animals.the leaves in the canopy is very dense and shaped like a umbrellas.The canopy is the second highest layerin the rainforest.The trees in the canopy can be as high as 100 feet and the canopy is the busiest part of the layer.The animals that live in the rainforest are sloth, insect, birds and much more.

understorey:The understorey gets a small amount of sunlight,it very hot and damp.Ther are alot of vines and tangled plants.There are alot mould,herb and shrubs.