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|This is a Birdwing Butterfly. Bird butterflies are named because of their wings. Males are smaller that females. They are endangered. They fly above the canopy of the rainforest.|
photo by Bladeflyer on www.flickr.com
|This is a jaguar. They are one of the "big cats" along with the lions, tigers, and leopards. They can also be black. A jaguars life span is from 12 to 16 years.|
| howler monkey |
photo by map_s at www.flickr.com
|Howlers are New World monkeys found in tropical Central and South America. They are often named for their cacophonous cries. When a number of howlers let loose their lungs in concert, often at dawn or dusk, the din can be heard up to three miles (five kilometers) away. Male monkeys have large throats and specialized, shell-like vocal chambers that help to turn up the volume on their distinctive call. The noise sends a clear message to other monkeys: This territory is already occupied by a troop.|
| toucan |
by: neal_philliphs at www.flickr.com
|The toucan is about 20 inches (50 cm) long. The toucan's enormous bill is up to one-third of its length. The bill is brightly colored, light-weight, and edged with toothed margins. It has four toes on each foot; two toes face forwards and two face backwards. Males are slightly larger than females, but their coloration is similar.|
|orangatang|| Orangatangs are highly intelligent with an abillilty to respond and think. Their life span is 35 to 40 years. They eat mostly fruit other foods are bugs,bark, and leaves. They also give birth once every eight years. They have the longest child dependency. |
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Emergents: The Giant trees of the Tropical RainForest.
Canopy: The upper parts of trees.
Understory: Under the leaves but over the ground.
Forest Floor: Teeming with animal life.
Photo and Infomation from www.enchantedlearning.com
Found at www. flickr.com by: TravelingFio
| Bengal Bamboo (Scientific name:Bambusa tulda )|
The leaves are long and narrow and green in color. They grow alternately on opposing sides of the stem, in two rows. Usually the blades fall off when the leaves have matured. This leaves a sheath like base.Bamboo is a perennial plant. Believe it or not, bamboo is not a tree or a shrub, it is a grass. It is the largest grass. It is very fast growing. In two to three months it is full grown.
Found at www.flickr.com by: Kaiendres
| Bougainvillea (Scientific name:Bougainvillea spectabilis)|
This plant helps cure diseases. Bougainvillea is native to South America.
|found at www.flickr.com by: kangotraveler||Kapok Tree (Scientific name:Ceiba pentandra)|
|Mangrove Forest (Scientific name: Rhizophora Stylosa)|
| Tualang Tree (Scientific name: Koompassia excelsa)|
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