Top ten rainforests in the world!!!
1. daintree Rainforest.
The Dainforest rainforest is important because it is home to 50% of the world's animals and plant life.
2. Cloud forest, ecuador.
Ecuador's Cloud forest has over 1500 different types of birds, it is ranked as fourth most avian (bird) diversified in the world
3. The Amazon, Brazil Rainforest
The Amazon rainforest is the largest rainforest in the world it provides 20% of the Earth's oxygen.
4. Alaska, USA rainforest
Five species of salmon, brown and black bears and bald eagles call this rainforest home.
5. Sapo national park, liberia
Sapo National Park is Liberia's only National Park, it is home to pygmy hippos, forest elephants and antelopes it is west Africa's last remaining primary rainforest
6. The mount kinabalu national park, malaysia
Its the most diverse rainforest in South East Asia. It has over 5000 vascular plant species/ferns and around 1000 different types of orchid.
7. The Monteverade Forest, Costa Rica
Is 1440 m above sea level and due to this is considered a cloud forest as the clouds provide moisture to the forest.
8. Montecristo cloud Forest, El Salvador
This area receives 200cm (80in) of annual precipitation (moisture either from rainfall or from fog/clouds) it also has 100% humidity
9. Sinharaja Forest, Srilanka
Was saved from logging and named a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 its name translates to Kingdom of the Lion. This forest is also home to the Indian Ring Neck Parrot, my Uncle Robert has one called Cheeky.
10. Emas National Park and Chapada Dos Veadeiros, Brazil
Is home to the giant anteater and giant armadillo as well as a small number of jaguars it was listed as a world heritage site in 2001.