Rainforest are home to 50% of the world’s species but cover 2% of the Earth’s surface

Rainforests are chalked full of life and are found around the world, on every continent but Antarctica. Not only do rainforests provide homes for tons of plants and animals they are also an important source of fresh water. One-fifth of the world’s fresh water is found in the Amazon Basin.

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http://www.nature.org/rainforests/explore/facts.html

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  1. Animal Admiral
    Gabjas says:

    Oh please don’t die trees

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  2. New Bee
    Ranger56153086 says:

    wow all of these animals in this tiny place

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