There are five major rainforests: the Amazon, Congo, Australasian, Southeast Asian and Central American. Madagascar is the site of a smaller rainforest in Africa, but much of it is gone due to deforestation. Together, th... More »

Some names of rainforests include the Southeast Asian Rainforest, Daintree Rainforest, Valdivian Temperate Rainforest, Congon Rainforest and Amazon. Some of these rainforests are not as dense as they used to be because o... More »

Animals found in the rainforest include the okapi, glass frog and Amazon River dolphin. Other animals that live in the rainforest are the anaconda and the marmoset. More »

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Some names of rainforests include the Southeast Asian Rainforest, Daintree Rainforest, Valdivian Temperate Rainforest, Congon Rainforest and Amazon. Some of these rainforests are not as dense as they used to be because o... More »

Since most rainforests are located near the equator, their climate is always hot, wet and humid. Temperatures in tropical rainforests do not change much. The Amazon rainforest generally retains a temperature between 68 t... More »

Rubber trees grow in equatorial rainforests, wetlands and disturbed areas where it is hot and the humidity is high. They grow in the Amazon rainforests of South American countries, such as Brazil, Columbia and Peru. They... More »

Tropical rainforests have the greatest biodiversity. These are classified as forests that have year-round high temperatures with plentiful rainfall, averaging 50 to 260 inches per year. The humidity in a tropical rainfor... More »