More kinds of animals live in tropical forests than any other
(生活环境,栖息地). Scientists estimate(估计)that perhaps as many as 30,000,000 species of tropical
animals have not even been discovered.
Insects make up of the
largest single group of animals that live in tropical forests. They include brightly
colored butterflies, mosquitoes, spiders,
The block of leaves of the trees in tropical forest form a thick overhead covering called
(天篷,遮篷). The canopies block nearly all sunlight from reaching the forest floor. Many
animals live in the canopies of the tropical forests. They include tree frogs, flying
dragons, spider monkeys, ......, gibbons (长臂猿),
loris (懒猴), ......, bats,
beetles (甲虫), and
leave- cutting ants.
live on the ground in the tropical forest. Chimpanzees
between the ground and the trees. Crocodiles and fish and tortoises
habit of rivers and ponds.
...stick insects, and a huge colony
Many tropical birds , such as quetzals,
(绿咬鹃)and parrots, are spectacularly