Recent Examples of rain forest from the Web
Most apes, which include gorillas, gibbons, orangutans, chimpanzees and bonobos, live deep in the rain forest.
Fossils of mantis shrimp, shark teeth, dinoflagellates and saline-loving bacteria were discovered deep beneath the rain forest.
In Puerto Rico, conservationists are worried about several species of birds and other animals in the island’s El Junque rain forest, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria.
Large bathrooms feel even bigger due to mirrored walls and have showers with three settings (rain forest, jet, and hand-held).
The island was developing a tourism sector based on those rain forests.
Night after rainy night, he and a team scrambled through the dense rain forest, trying to catch something in the act of building the towers.
With 170 inches of rain a year — compared with 37 in Seattle — Palmyra also has a dense rain forest where 11 species of seabirds nest.
But history is full of powerful entities that caused grave harm in the unchecked pursuit of their goals: logging companies that obliterated rain forests, banks whose complex financial instruments led to global recession.
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Definition of rain forest for English Language Learners
: a tropical forest that receives a lot of rain and that has very tall trees
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