This is a tropical rain forest. As much as 240inches of rain may fall here in a single year! Beneath the treetop canopy, the rain forest bursts with plant and animal life. Periwinkles and lianes, tree frogs and spider monkeys abound.
In Nature's Green Umbrella, lushly illustrated introduction to one of the world's most complicated ecosystems. For only if we know how important rain forests are to the whole world will we truly understand the need to protect them.
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