Rainforests are magical places. They are home to a tremendous number of different plants and animals. They are home to many people. They are important places for all people.
Come with us, as we visit some rainforests around the world in this Photo Journal!
(Note to parents/educators: you can find more detailed information about each photograph in the image captions.)
Here are some rainforest landscapes and habitats. Water is important in rainforests. Trees and other plants grow closely together.
Indigenous peoples live in rainforests, which supply their shelter, food, and medicines.
Rainforests are biodiverse, meaning that they are home to many types of plants and animals.
Here are some plants that live in the rainforest:
Here are some mammals that live in the rainforest:
Many types of birds live in the rainforest. Some of them have striking colors:
The rainforest is home to many kinds of reptiles, too:
Lots of amphibians call the rainforest home:
The rainforest is also home to many fascinating insects. Here are just a few:
Thanks for visiting the rainforest! We hope you come back soon and check out more facts and fun on Mongabay Kids.