The Tropical rain forest is mostly located in near the equator (e.g., Central America). The rain forest cover less the 6% of Earth, and them provide 40% of Earth’s oxygen. Your eye muscles move 100,000 times a day. Most of the tropical forest has tall and large trunks and little sun light on the ground.
There are four layers tropical rain forests have:
- Emergent layer: Emergent is the top part. It get the greatest amount of sunlight, high temperatures, and low humidity
- Canopy Layer: lower than the emergent layer and higher than the understory.
- -Home to 90% of all rainforest animals like monkeys, birds, and sloth
- -Highly densely by tree branches
- -Usably 18 to 27 meter above the ground floor
- Get less than 20% of sunlight
- Low grow of plants due to poor sunlight
- Most rainforest have poor soils
- High decay rate
- have plants like orchids, carnivorous pant, and bromeliads
- Get 2% to 15% of sunlight
- Most open and contain young trees
- Mostly trunks from old trees
- Little wind
- Highly shaded
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