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Glossary of South America 2

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What is the average temperature in the rain forest?
The average temperature is 77 degrees.
Give three reasons why the rainforest is important to the world.
It is the home to many animals. The plants produce oxygen, water, medicines and foods.
Name a mountain range in South America.
The Andies are in South America.
Name the four layers in the rain forest.
The four layers are forest floor, understory, canopy, and emergent.
Name the longest river in South America.
The longest river in the Amazon.
Name two animals that live on the forest floor.
Frog, insects, tamadua,
Name two animals that live in the emergent layer?
Snakes, panthers,
Is the understory dark and cool or bright and sunny?
The understory is dark and cool.
Name two animals that live in the canopy?
Many monkeys, birds, and flying squirrels live in the canopy.
Name two animsls that live in the emergent layer?
Butterflies and birds live in the emergent layer.
Is the emergent layer bright and sunny or dark and damp?
The emergent layer is bright and sunny.
The largest area of rainforest in the world is found in what continent?
South American has the largest rainforest.
What continents do not have rainforest?
Antarctica and Europe do not have rainforest.
What is the imaginary line that goes through the rain forest of the world?
The equator runs through the rain forest of the world.
What country has the largest rainforest in the world?
Brazil is the country that has the largest rainforest in the world.
The very tallest trees in a rainforest are called understories or emergents?
The very tallest trees in a rainforest are called emergents.
What language is spoken in Brazil?
Potugese is spoken in Brazil.

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