tropical rain forest
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That was before Hurricane Maria obliterated the only tropical rain forest in the United States forest system.
Manfouete lies in the tropical rain forest of central Africa, just north of the equator.
The Category 4 storm destroyed thousands of homes, businesses, bridges, communication towers, the entire electrical grid — and America’s only tropical rain forest in the U.S. Forest Service system.
Puerto Rico is home to El Yunque, the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest System.
That etymology reflects the glowworms’ habit of inhabiting damp and dark places, including riverbanks, tropical rain forests, and—most famously—caves like those at Waitomo.
Sometime in the early 1600s, the word became attached to the slow-moving animal, usually found in the tropical rain forests of South and Central America.
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