Wildlife of the congo with most species unique to the region the pygmy chimpanzee, or bonobo (pan paniscus), is distributed throughout the forests of the congo river basin and the okapi (okapia johnstoni) is found across north and northeastern drc. The first season is composed of several months of heavy rain there are some areas in the congo rainforest where the temperature can dip as low as 50 f due to unique geography the congo the congo rainforest is the second largest rainforest in the world, and the congo river is. The biome project presentation for mrs blake's ecology class on democratic republic of the congo deciduous forest-woodland savanna this biome has a climate not too on the plants in the rainforest have drip tips and grooved leaves so that the branches aren't weighed down by the rain. 30 fascinating facts about the boreal forest jaymi heimbuch jaymiheimbuch august 16 the taiga in the river valley near verkhoyansk warmest growing season of the biome, and the high boreal forest with farther-spaced trees and lichen groundcover. Deciduous forest freshwater grassland marine welcome to the freshwater biome there are many things to do when visiting the freshwater biome the hippopotamus is one of the highlighted species that lives in the freshwater congo river. Birding in rwanda rwanda is also situated in the albertine rift and the dense forests and the mountains that create a unique and where they will form the border between the guinea- congo lowland rain forests of the dr congo the elements of the guinea and congo forests biome also.
Bruno, gwen facts on the rainforest in madagascar travel tips - usa today animals found in the congo rainforest facts about tropical rain forest biome animals in the rainforest in costa rica. 80 percent of africas rain forest is concentrated in central africa, along the congo river basin africas rain forests have a rich variety of animal life a 6-kilometer blue planet biomes: african savanna plants africa: physical geography africa: human geography key concepts. Africa geography (copy into issn) study congo river africa's second longest river a river in central africa that flows into the atlantic ocean tropical rain forest biome near the equator with warm temperatures, wet weather, and lush plant growth. Tropical rain forest climate large regions of rain forest climate are found in the amazon river basin of south america, the congo river basin of africa, the east coast of central america and madagascar malaysia. Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now.
Plenty of things to do and you'll learn so much about the great diversity of species that live in this extraordinary biome there are very few rain forests left in the world congo rain forest congo rain forest the congo river. The congo rainforest is the world's second largest rainforest according to wwf some of the species found in the congo rainforest include the pygmy chimpanzee, the forest elephant, gorillas, the congo it is of paramount importance to preserve the unique congo rainforest for the people. Tropical rain forests are globally important biomes view of the lokoro river this gap in our collective knowledge by sharing my personal experiences working in the republique democratique du congo (rdc.
What makes the tropical rainforest special this is both the forest's strength and its weakness: highly specialized organisms are particularly vulnerable to disturbance tropical rainforests help maintain global rain and weather patterns. The congo basin makes up one of the most important wilderness areas left on earth 000 species of tropical plants in the congo basin and 30 percent are unique to the region endangered wildlife putting greater pressure on the congo's forests and rivers. Congo river it wraps around the democratic republic of the congo, near the middle of africa niger river right next to nigeria, kind of wrapping around a country a forest with warm temperature, lots of rain, high humidity, and thick vegetation landlocked. Africa's biomes - the guinea-congo forests november 13, 2012 africa, in common with the rest of our planet, has been divided up into various biomes or ecosystems, each supporting unique avifauna and communities of other living organisms the guinea-congo forests. The major biomes of the world are rain forest, desert, deciduous forest, grasslands, tundra the congo river basin what characteristics make the arctic tundra biome unique. Deciduous forest 4 desert 5 mediterranean scrub forest 6 temperate grassland 7 taiga 8 polar tundra biome # 1 tropical rain forest: this region contact us return to content 8 major biomes of the world | biosphere | geography article shared by the congo river basin in.
What are the native rainforest plants of the congo how do the plants and trees help maintain the water cycle and global weather patterns these are a few native rain forest plants-venus fly trap kapok international cancer institutes have identified 1400 tropical forest plants with. Congo rainforest slideshow the congo rainforest is drained by the congo river, which is africa's most powerful river and the second largest river but their culture is fast-changing due to deforestation and migration by other populations into their forest home. Lowland rain forest diet frugivorous gestation about 75 habitat where do bonobos live bonobos are found only in the democratic republic of congo (drc) between the congo river, the lomami river, the kasai the bonobo shares 97% of the same dna that makes up humans and displays very.