There are many different kinds of animals that live in the rainforest, including the toucan, spider monkey, macaw, boa constrictor, sloth, tree snail, morpho butterfly, poison-arrow frog and rhinoceros beetle. The most v... More » Science Environmental Science

Animals live in the rainforest because it is the oldest ecosystem on Earth. Many of the world's rainforests have been around longer than 100 million years. More »

The Rainforest Action Network indicates that about half of the world's animal species live in the rain forest. Although rainforests cover only about 6 percent of the Earth's surface, they are home to many animal species.... More »

Animals that live in jungles include jaguars, ocelots, bushmasters, howler monkeys, crowned eagles, colobus monkeys, tigers, sloth bears, rhinoceroses, elephants, water buffaloes, black eagles, cobras, langur monkeys and... More »

The rainforest's tallest trees are kapok trees, which are also referred to as ceiba trees. A kapok tree can reach up to 200 feet in height, towering over other trees. This layer of trees is referred to as the rainforest'... More »

Biotic factors of tropical rainforests around the world include many types of insects, plants and animals, including ferns, mosses, tree frogs and exotic birds. Rainforests on the Earth's surface come in many types, incl... More »

Some animals that live in the tropical wet-dry climate, also known as savannas or tropical grasslands, are elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs and hyenas. Some other animals that live in this type of climate include jac... More »