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rainforest

forest that occurs in tropical regions where the rainfall exceeds 254 cm per year.
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Their adventure leads them on a dangerous exploration through the rain forest as they try to find their way home.
In 2009, the number of trees cut down in Brazil's rain forest dropped to its lowest level in 20 years.
In general, rain forest plants require high humidity - group plants supportively together and set pots in pebble-filled saucers kept water-filled.
Based on the fossil leaves, scientists think Titanoboa's rain forest was a few degrees warmer and contained fewer plant species than the modern version.
Most of us go through our days without giving a second thought to the rain forests or, given their location, even considering that they have any effect on our lives.
Learning about rain forests can be very interesting.
I study the plants and animals that live in rain forests, or forests that receive more than 170 centimeters (67 inches) of rain a year.
What a great opportunity to capitalize on this newfound knowledge and excitement by extending the rain forest into the art room to create multimedia animal pictures.
An air force spokesman said the idea was to show to them how difficult it was for rescue workers to reach the plane, which plunged nose first into the rain forest and disintegrated.
color) Encino Elementary third-graders stand in the midst of a Brazilian rain forest they created in their classroom as part of a Multi-Cultural Day at their school.
Ariel could not keep her eyes from the man she was suppose to take into the rain forest.