Thanks to RasmaSandra and her suggestion, I will share a series of some of the Rainforest animals. They are all fascinating. It was hard to decide which ones to share. You can see in the photo above many of the beautiful animals.
The number of animals in the Amazon Rainforest is huge. It is estimated that the region is home to one tenth of all of the Earth’s species.
The Rainforest Alliance works hard to protect rainforests and the biodiversity within them through the sustainable management of tropical forests, restoring degraded land surrounding forests, and protecting rivers and streams.
In this series, I will share 11 of the most amazing rainforest species they are helping to protect with their innovative approach to conservation:
1. Mountain gorillas are the largest living primates on earth! Along with chimpanzees, orangutan, and bonobos, they are the closest living relatives of humans, with mountain gorillas having the most developed brain of the four.
They live primarily on the lush mountain sides of national parks in Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Central Africa. Mountain gorillas live in groups of roughly 30 members, with one dominant, male troop leader called a ‘silverback’ for the silver color in his coat.
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Although huge, they are cute creatures. I like their inexhaustible energy.
And they are very intelligent. Very close to humans.
it is interesting – the rain forests of the world have so many interesting creatures!
Gorilla’s are a fav of mine!!!
I love each one of them and have read about many I wasn’t familiar with. These are one of my favorites as well.
as always your series hit the mark! i love this new one! the gorilla is one of my favorites. I’ve never seen one in the wild.
I would love to actually visit the rainforest. I might no return if I did.
the tropics are a lot hotter than Florida…
That is true. I probably could not survive the heat for long.
We have these in our zoos, they are so smart.
Same here and one of my favorites to watch.
It sounds very exciting and looking forward to more. I love that gorilla and baby.
Thanks for the idea. Still trying to figure out which ones to showcase. They are all incredible.
Who would think that gorillas can be so cute! Very interesting information about these animals.
One of my favorite animals. I love watching them at zoos and on documentaries. Very intelligent.
This will be another very interesting series. I will learn a lot of new things again.
I hope so, I love all kinds of animals. Thanks for your support.
I adore all animals too. I watch a lot of documentaries about animals.
I do the same, and have learned a lot over the years.
Thanks Carol for this post, so many animal species are in danger of becoming extinct and it is good to celebrate the lives of these while educating people about them
New Zealand also has a rainforest too.
You are welcome. Maybe you could write about NZ’s rainforest. I was not aware.
I may do that Carol, bush walks in New Zealand is unique.