area of a rainforest the size of a football field is being destroyed each second.
bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day.
trees of a tropical rainforest are so densely packed that rain falling on the canopy can take as long as 10 minutes to reach
In the moist rainforests of South America, sloth’s move so slowly that algae
are able to grow in their fur.
rainforest monkeys are omnivores, eating both animals and plants.
More than 2,000 different species of butterflies are found in the rainforests of South America.