These include Haitian solenodon the Hispaniola Hutia who have both been thrown to the verge of extinction. Haiti is one of the only places where you can find them in the wild. There have been other animals that have been brought to extinction and unfortunately didn't make it. There are many different flora in Haiti, like the giant tree fern, orchids and bayahondes it is very life filled. Many people go to Haiti to see all of the wildlife and flora that can be found in only a few other spots in the world.
Tropical forests refer to a very wet place which experiences heavy rainfall either throughout the year or seasonally. These forests are usually located near the equator where there is an abundance of sunlight and warmth. The temperatures here are usually uniformly high registering between 20 to 35°C. As a result of the high rainfall and sunlight, tropical forests are evergreen all year round (WWF, 2016). Besides beautifying the area its located in with greenery, tropical forests have many other key roles in this globe.
The ecosystem that I found to be the most interesting is the Daintree Rainforest. This rainforest is estimated to be 180 million years old and has a very fascinating and distinctive land. The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest that is located on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia; taking up a total of 0.1 percent of Australia’s land mass. The Daintree Rainforest is the oldest existing tropical rainforest in the world and the biggest rainforest located in Australia, it is a total of over 1,200 square kilometers in size. This forest got its famous name from a man named Richard Daintree, a 19th century Australian geologist and photographer.
Brief Description Florida Everglades The Florida Everglades is a 1.5million acre national park. It is a wetland located on the tip of Florida. The Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass marshes and pine flatwoods that are home to hundreds of animal species. Everglades, Florida, gets 1,447mm of rain per year. On average, there are 263 sunny days per year in Everglades, Florida.
The capacity to learn is a construct familiar to all animals and some plants, so what makes us so special? There is an advantage to trees being tall and supported by rigid and woody vascular systems. The advantage is simply that most plants grow towards the sunlight to ensure a constant rate of photosynthesis by avoiding obstruction. The tallest tree in the forest never gets outshined, or rather out shadowed, by other trees. Thus, over millions of years natural selection has allowed for coniferous trees to reach heights up to fifty feet, since most of the areas that they inhabit tend to be low on the ultra violet index.
Giant anteaters, beetles, frogs, lizards, snakes including the giant anaconda, termites, and insects of every kind thrive by the millions in the moist, dark weather of the forest floor. Not all tropical rainforests have the same animals. Some other species that grow well on the tropical rainforest floor include elephants, mongoose, tapirs, Southern Cassowaries, okapis, armadillos, rainforest pigs and
Honduras is a small Central American country who’s known for their large banana production. Honduras, a Central American country, which has amazing geography, great year-round climate, as well as a decent government, interesting culture, also lots of interesting facts. Honduras has an interesting geography including some cool land and water features. The highest mountain range in Honduras is called Cerro Las Minos which is also called Pico Cela que, it’s 9,350 feet above sea level. Honduras’ largest
Savanna Description/definition Savanna is characterized by rough grasses, it can also be considered as a rolling grassland with scattered tree growth normally where the margins of the tropics where the rainfall is seasonal which is eastern Africa. There are many kinds of savannas that are on either side of the equator. There are some savannas found in Australia and South America. Climate and Location Savanna’s climate is typically warm temperature all year round. As odd as it might sound Savanna has only two different seasons, winter and summer.
Tropical Rainforest The Tropical Rainforest is a hot and humid area. Here, there are many exotic species including plants and animals. Because rain falls there all year long, the forest contains dense canopies of vegetation. Climate and Location: The climate is very humid because of the amount of rainfall received a year, while still having hot temperatures. Average Temperatures: 80 degrees the whole year.
2003). Besides, tropical rain forests are home to world’s highest biodiversity including a highly complex and diverse vertebrate fauna (Harmelin-Vivien & Bourliere 1989). However, tropical rain forests are always manipulated and exploited for economic purposes (Mergen, 1981). The tropical rainforests
Kings Park possesses huge collection of plants and birds. There are over 300 species of plants and 80 different species of birds coexisting together in this park. The abundance of fauna and flora of the Kings Park has brought to the people in Perth a beautiful and tranquil space right in the heart of the city. Swan Bell is the largest musical instrument on earth. Designed with a unique architecture to
The native trees, shrubs and wild flowers found here are hardy, able to thrive in the poor soils left by the last ice sheet. The floodplain forest includes silver maples, swamp white oak and sycamore. When I was there I was treated to a showy spring explosion of beautiful flowering dogwood. They provided a nice splash of color against a backdrop of growing green leaves. If you look around the Route 1 bridge you can see what 's left of the 19th century stone mill dam.
The Great Tulip tree is the tallest of the trees, reaching nearly two hundred feet tall. The bark of the Great Tulip is rough, brown, and shows signs of weathering and ignorant tourists, who carve their name in these huge trees. During the spring, the leaves are a bright green, like a freshly polished emerald. The Great Smoky Mountains
Frederick Douglass was born a slave in 1817, but soon became one of the biggest names in all of history. By 1838, Frederick Douglass was able to escape slavery and go up North. The citizens of Rochester, New York, where Douglass settled in, asked him to give a speech to celebrate the Fourth of July. He agreed, however, instead of his speech being about celebrating freedom, he spoke about all the hypocrisy being held in the United States. The states represented freedom, and independence, yet there were millions of people being forced into a life of hard labor and no pay, slaves.