A tropical rain forest is a biome that gets at least 79 inches of rain every year and has a year-round temperature of between 68 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Biologists believe that as many as 30 million species of plants ... More » Science Earth Science

Tropical rain forests are forest biomes that occur close to the equator and experience high temperatures and significant amounts of rainfall each year. They may be evergreen or deciduous, and some are flooded during a po... More » Science Earth Science

Herbivores and omnivores that live in tropical rain forests include the African forest elephant, Sumatran rhinoceros, chimpanzee, golden lion tamarin and Linn's sloth. Other herbivores and omnivores include the orangutan... More » Science Biology Zoology
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