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Fungi are not plants! That means that they cannot use sunlight to make their own food.
How Do You Get Away With So Much Sloth?
If you roam around the rainforest at night you might find sloths hanging out in the canopies.
Frond of Ferns
A fern’s soft and graceful nature brings peace of mind when the potted plant is placed on your kitchen counter.
Here's a Cold One!
When you think of a rainforest what comes to mind–hot, wet, sticky, sunny weather?
Sounds like a Sizzling Summer!
In the summer time, you might hear high-pitched hissing during the hottest part of the day. The buzz is from cicadas.
The World's Medicine Cabinet
A quarter of the ingredients in medications come from rainforest plants. Lapacho is the best known remedy used in the U.S.
Salamanders live in the rainforest but you might also find them where you live. Salamanders live in temperate climates as well as tropical climates.
No Monkey Will Jump On My Bed!
Did you know Howler monkeys are the loudest animals in the world?
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