Published on October 2, 2007
Howler Monkey: Howler Monkey By Amber Dumoulin Introduction: Introduction The Howler monkey is interesting to learn about. They are 2 feet + 30” tall. They are 15 Lbs. The adult males are black and brown. The females and the young are lighter in color . The Howler Monkey is a fascinating animal of the rainforest. Animals Living Habits : Animals Living Habits They are vegetarians. They feed on flowers fruits and leaves. Life span 20 years. LARGEST new world monkey. 4 or 8 members in a troop. Each troop has it’s own territory in which it lives and feeds. Habitat: Habitat Lowland forest. Size of Territory depends on the size of the troop, ranging from 3 to 25 animals. They defend their territory from other troops. They live in Southern brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts It’s the loudest monkey of land animals. It can be heard up to 3 miles 4.8 KM away. It’s nickname is Baboon. Scarlet Macaw: Scarlet Macaw Peter Ryan Introduction: Introduction The Scarlet Macaw is a great animal to study. It is about 35 inches long. It has bright red feathers with bits of yellow, and blue. It’s beak is very curved. That’s why the Scarlet Macaw is a great animal to study. Animals living habits: Animals living habits Eat fruit, seeds and nuts. Are seed predators. Destroy the seeds. Sometimes seen eating clay from the river banks. Live in canopy and emergent layer of the rainforest. Animals Habitat: Animals Habitat Nest in holes Fly very fast. Fly in small flocks. Interesting Fact: Interesting Fact The young stay with parents for 2 years Morpho butterfly: Morpho butterfly By Minjae Shin Introduction: Introduction The Morpho Butterfly is one of the most amazing insects! The Morpho butterfly is a species of neotropical butterflies. Under its wing, it has bronze colored eyespots . The caterpillar has red-brown and bright green lines on the back . The female is not as colorful as males . That is why it is one of the most amazing insects . Habitat: Habitat They fly through the clearings in the canopy layer. Rain forests of South America Animals living habit: Animals living habit They eat plants . They start as an egg, then a caterpillar, then a chrysalis ,then a butterfly . Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Large beautiful butterfly Flutter from flower to flower Take time to morph from a caterpillar to butterfly Poison Arrow Frog: Poison Arrow Frog JOE PIRRETTI Introduction: Introduction The poison arrow frog is one of the most amazing rainforest animals. The poison arrow frog doesn’t hibernate or migrate. They are very small, almost 1\2 inch in length. They can be green or blue with black patches. I like learning about the poison arrow frog. Living Habits : Living Habits They eat ants, termites, flies, small beetles, spiders etc. Like all amphibians, frogs spend their lives near water. Animal Habitat: Animal Habitat Lives in tropical rainforests of South and Central America. It likes to stay on the floor of the rainforest in moist and shady places. It can’t be eaten by other animals but it can eat almost any insects. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Their bright color serves as a warning to other animals that they are poisonous. Some native Indians used the poison for their weapons. The poison affects the nerves and muscles when it enters the blood stream. Some carry their tadpoles to pools to protect them from danger. Emerald Tree Boa: Emerald Tree Boa Paul Martucci Introduction: Introduction The Emerald Tree Boa is an amazing animal of the rainforest. It has powerful muscles. It is emerald green with white bands. The Emerald Tree Boa is an amazing animal to learn about. Living Habits: Living Habits Eats birds and rodents Hunts at night Meat eater Habitat: Habitat Lives in Brazil, South America. Lives in trees Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts It’s jaws open VERY wide. They are solitary. Orangutan: Orangutan By Rachel Maass Introduction: Introduction I like reading about Orangutans. Their fur is reddish-brown. They have large, bulky bodies. They’re also the second largest of the primates. The orangutan was an interesting animal to learn about. Animal’s Living Habits: Animal’s Living Habits Eat fruit, leaves, seeds, young birds, and eggs size:1.2-1.5 m (4-5ft.)tail Swing from branch to branch Habitat: Habitat The rain forest (the Canopy Layer) Southeast Asia On the islands of Borneo and Sumatra Interesting Facts : Interesting Facts It’s endangered It’s a mammal. It‘s scientific name is pongo pygmaeus it is a primate Giant Anteater: Giant Anteater By Meghan Lefeber Introduction: Introduction The Giant Anteater is one of the most amazing animals of the rainforest. It’s coat is brown with a large black and white stripe on Shoulder. It has small ears and eye’s. It has a long snout and a large bushy tail. I think the Anteater is one of the most interesting animals to learn about. Living Habits: Living Habits Sometime it eats up to 30,000 insects in a single day. Predators are pumas and jaguars Habitat: Habitat It can be found in Central America and part of S. America Most are found in tropical forests, grassland and highland where there are a lot of ants. Are found in the Forest Floor of the rainforest. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Are solitary unless they going to mate. Have a HUGE appetite! Scarlet Macaw: Scarlet Macaw By Holden Koestner Introduction: Introduction The Scarlet Macaw is fun to learn about. They live in the tropical rain forest of south America. They fly 35 miles per hour!!!!!!!!!! They live to 80 years old . That’s why they are fun to learn about. Animal’s Habitat: Animal’s Habitat Tropical rain forest Canopy, and Emergent Layers of the rain forest South America Animals Living Habits: Animals Living Habits Eats fruit, seeds, and nuts. Lives 80 years Is an Endangered species Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts are very flashy. Are very noisy Fly 35 miles per hour Coity: Coity Chris James Introduction: Introduction The coity is one of the most amazing animals. It eats plants. It lives in burrows. It kind of looks like a raccoon. They are fun to learn about. LIVING HABITS: LIVING HABITS Lives to about 14 years. It’s a great tree climber. HABITAT: HABITAT Lives in caves in the rainforests of South America Lives on the forest floor layer. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts It is related to raccoons. It likes to eat fruits and leaves. It has a long, striped tail that he uses to help him balance on tree branches. Plain Xenops: Plain Xenops Jessica Keller Introduction: Introduction I’m learning about the Plain Xenop. It is a small bird that is 5 in.(12.5 cm) long. Unlike other types of Xenops, it’s back is deep brown and unstreaked. The wing and tail feathers are mostly cinnamon-colored. That is some things I just learned about! Animals Living Habits: Animals Living Habits eats insects (especially ants) and their larvae. gets its food by hammering open decaying branches Lives in Understory layer of the rainforest of Central and South America. Habitat: Habitat Its from southern Mexico down to northern Argentina at altitudes from sea level up to 5,000 feet. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Are tiny, cute birds. Have a lovely song. Lives in the Canopy Layer of the Rain forest. KeelBilled Toucan: Keel Billed Toucan By Ryan Humbert Introduction: Introduction Reading about the Keel Billed Toucan was exciting! It is the national bird of Belize. It is responsible for bringing in much of the tourism there (Belize, 2000; Greer, 1993). It’s beautiful coloring brighten the rainforest. I enjoyed learning about the Keel Billed Toucan. Animals Habitat: Animals Habitat Lives in the tropical rainforest of South America. Lives in the canopy layer of the rainforest. Animals Habits: Animals Habits It eats mostly fruit. It also eats eggs and other birds. It flies from tree to tree. It is a noisy bird. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts The species is a common resident of the rainforest. It’s a popular pet. Flocks are up to 6-12 adults. Harpy Eagle: Harpy Eagle By Keelin Gangwish Introduction: Introduction The Harpy Eagle was an interesting bird to learn about. This bird is an endangered species and it’s scientific name is Harpy Harpja. It’s the largest of all eagles! The back of a Harpy Eagle is black, the underside is white and the collar is black. I think it would be scary to meet them in person. Animals Living Habits: Animals Living Habits They are carnivores. They hunt in the day and sleep in the night. Usually they eat sloths, monkeys, opossums, large rodents, large reptiles. This is the most powerful and largest eagle. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts They make whistling and clicking calls. Average males weigh 10 –16 pounds Average females weigh 14 –18pounds Both parents raise their young Golden Lion Tamarins: Golden Lion Tamarins By Carl Hoschel Introduction: Introduction Tamarins are AMAZING!! They’re covered with long silky colored fur. Their face , hands and feet are bare. Adult tamarins range from about 8 to 14 in. [20 to 36 cm] long plus a tail. They are primates. They have claws [not flat nails]. Males & females are simular. That’s why tamerins are AMAZING!! Animals Habits: Animals Habits Danger of extinction, loss of habitat . Live in small groups. Life span=15 years. Hunted by, eagles, hawks, jaguars, ocolots and snakes. Eats small animals and plants. Claws are to catch pray. Habitats: Habitats Live in trees. Live in Brazilian rainforests in south America. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Also called “lion marmoset”, red lion monkey. Common name; sauim vermelho , Family; Callitrichidae Jaguar: Jaguar By Adriana Defeo Introduction: Introduction I’m doing my report on jaguars. They can grow up to 6 feet long and weigh up to 220 pounds. Its spotted fur coat was hunted for the fashion industry. The jaguar is one of the most mysterious of rainforest animals. That’s why I chose it to do my report. Animal’s Living Habits: Animal’s Living Habits swim very well. Don’t roar but snarl and growl. hunt wild pigs, large rodents, deer, sloths, and fish. Habitat: Habitat live in caves and canyons close to water live on the Forest Floor of the Rainforest of South America are solitary (live alone). Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Only are estimated 15,00 jaguar remain in the wild Wild jaguars can live between rand 16 years It is the largest cat in the Americas. Sloth: Sloth By Cameron Chinch Introduction: Introduction The sloth is an unbelievable animal of the rainforest. The sloth’s anatomy has thick brown and slightly greenish fur coat .A sloth can climb a 2 feet tree. Sloths have short, flat heads, big eyes, short snouts and nonexistent tails. It is fun learning about the sloth. Animals Habitat: Animals Habitat Lives in trees Lives in the rainforest of South America Lives in the Under- story layer of the rainforest. Living Habits: Living Habits Sleeps up to 15 hours hangs up side down. have small molars (back teeth). get hunted by jaguars and eagles and people. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Got its name from movement (means “slow”). Live 10 to 20 years. Goes to the bathroom once a week! Yuch!!! Green Iguanas: Green Iguanas Anthony Barrett-Aviles Introduction: Introduction The Green Iguana is one of the best animals in the rainforest to learn about. They change colors. They can look like sticks, leaves or bark. They have sharp claws. The Green Iguana is an amazing animal. Living Habits: Living Habits Green Iguanas are primarily herbivores plant-eaters. They eat leaves, flowers, and fruit. They also eat insects, worms, and other small animals. Green Iguana are killed by some large bird of prey, foxes, rats, weasels, some snakes, and people. Their eggs are also eaten by many animals. Habitat: Habitat Iguanas are found in many different habitats In North and South America, including, deserts, and the sea. Emerald Tree Boa: Emerald Tree Boa By Michael Trainor Introduction: Introduction The Amazon Tree Boa is an amazing animal. It is green. It eats birds. It is lazy. It sits in trees all day. That is why it is amazing to learn about the Amazon Tree Boa. Habitat: Habitat It lives in trees near water. It spends most of it’s time in trees. Lives in the Understory of the RainForest. Lives in South America Living Habits: Living Habits Eats birds Eats mice Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Eats birds Is 46 feet long Eats large animals Red Eyed Tree Frog: Red Eyed Tree Frog Brandon Allan IntroThe Red Eyed Tree Frog is amazing! It has large, bulging red eyes to scare its enemies. It’s tiny. I loved reading about this little resident of the rainforest.: Intro The Red Eyed Tree Frog is amazing! It has large, bulging red eyes to scare its enemies. It’s tiny. I loved reading about this little resident of the rainforest. ANIMALS Living Habits: ANIMALS Living Habits It eats insects and small frogs It hops Its enemies are bats, snakes, and birds Stay in their canopy homes Mexico, Hondurus, and Panama Habitat: Habitat Location is (South America) Type: the rainforest. Home is a the understory layer of the rainforest. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Kingdom animalia Order: Anura The eggs hatch into tiny brown tadpoles Spend their lives near water because they must return to the water to lay their eggs. Its solitary Iguana: Iguana By James Martin Introduction: Introduction The Iguana is an interesting animal to study. When they whip their tails they might sting. Different iguanas look and act so differently. The color of some iguanas are vivid and bright. That is why I find the iguana so interesting. Animals Habitat: Animals Habitat Iguanas live in Tropical Rainforest. They enjoy living in trees in the tropical rainforest. Animals Living Habits: Animals Living Habits Iguanas are fed fruit salad. In the wild they eat fruit, flower buds and young leaves. Interesting Facts: Interesting Facts Iguanas are cold blooded. We think iguanas live only in deserts.