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The Rain Forest
common animal names and words associated with the rain forest.
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04/04/2006

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spider monkey
Definition
A monkey who spends most of his time in the canopy layer of the rain forest.
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fungi
Definition
It grows and lives on the floor of the rain forest.
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tarantula
Definition
A spider that lives on the floor of the rain forest.
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anteater
Definition
An animal that lives on the floor of the rain forest.
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parrot
Definition
A bird that lives in the canopy layer of the rain forest.
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morpho butterfly
Definition
A butterfly that stays in the understory layer of the rain forest.
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floor
Definition
The lowest layer of the rain forest. You can see bananas, peccary, tapirs, tarantulas and even an opossum on this layer.
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understory
Definition
This layer of the rain forest is home to the flying fox. It has beautify green palms all around.
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canopy
Definition
This layer of the rain forest is full of spider monkeys broneliad and blue-headed parrots.
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emergent layer
Definition
This is the very top layer of the rain forest. You might see a hawk perched looking for something to eat.