Tropics

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The tropics are areas of Earth that lie simply north and south of the equator. The equator is an imaginary line across the center of Earth. The northern border of the tropics is the Tropic of Most cancers. It’s an imaginary line about …

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Swamp

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A swamp is an space of moist, muddy land coated with crops. Swamps are present in areas the place the land is low, alongside the coast of huge our bodies of water, and close to slowly flowing rivers. Many sorts …

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Rain forest

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Rain forests are thick forests of tall timber. They’re discovered the place the climate is heat the yr round, and there’s loads of rain. Most rain forests develop close to the equator, a make-consider line round Earth’s center. Africa, Asia, and Central and …

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Marsh

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Marshes are very moist lands the place timber and bushes often don’t develop. Nevertheless, many sorts of animals stay in marshes, together with turtles, frogs, muskrats, and dragonflies. Freshwater marshes typically type the place the water is shallow round lakes, ponds, …

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Jungle

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Jungles are wild areas which have a thick tangle of tropical crops. Jungles are present in tropical rain forests. Tropical rain forests have big timber, lengthy vines, and such animals as parrots and monkeys. In lots of elements of a rain forest, …

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El Yunque National Forest

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El Yunque <<ehl YOONG kay>> National Forest is a tropical rain forest on the island of Puerto Rico. It’s the solely tropical rain forest in america National Forest System. El Yunque covers about forty four sq. miles (114 sq. kilometers) in northeastern Puerto Rico. Many …

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Amazon rain forest

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The Amazon rain forest is a tropical rain forest in South America. A tropical rain forest is a forest in part of the world the place it’s all the time heat. The timber in a tropical rain forest are inexperienced all yr, …

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