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Rainforest Biome

Humanities Alive Chapter 9

What conditions does a tropical rainforest like? Humid
What % of all know plant & animal species are found in tropical rainforests? 90%
What are rainforests that are in the mountains 1000m or more above sea level called? Montane rainforests
What are rainforests that are below 1000m above sea level called? Lowland rainforests
Are montane rainforests cooler or warmer than lowland rainforests? Cooler
What is the worlds largest remaing rainforest? Amazon
What type of tropical rainforest is the Amazon? Lowland
What type of weather conditions do tropical rain forests grow best in? Hot and wet conditions
The heavy rain that falls in tropical rainforests is called? Convectional rainfall
What is the area of the globe between the tropics and the polar regions called? Temperate zone
Where are temperate rainforests found? North America, Tasmania, New Zealand and China
What type of rainforest are home to Giant pandas, Tasmanian devils, brown bears, cougars and wolves? Temperate rainforest
What are emergents? These are the tallest trees from 30 to 50 meters
Created by: lillym