Animals

A wide variety of animals live in the rainforest such as birds, snakes, insects, jaguars, cougars, chaleleons, turtles, frogs, and many more.

The USA has 81 types of frogs, while Madagascar that is smaller than Texas might have 500.

Europe has 570 butterfly types, however Manu National Park, a single reserve in Peru 1,300

It is important to note that many animals in the rainforest especially insects and fungi haven’t yet been discovered

Some rainforest monkey are omnivores and eat plants and meat.

More than 2,000 different types of butterfly are found in the rainforests of South America.

The forests of South Africa  are home to more than 8,000 types of plants.

Flying animals of Asian rainforest include frogs, squirrels and snakes