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Scientists say vines strangle carbon storage in tropical forests

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Scientists say vines strangle carbon storage in tropical forests, October 12, 2015, Phys.org, Although useful to Tarzan, vines endanger tropical forests' capacity to store carbon. In a major ex READ MORE
http://phys.org/news/2015-10-scientists-vines-strangle-carbon-storage....

When sloths are in trouble, she's the one you call

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When sloths are in trouble, she's the one you call, October 8, 2015, By Kathleen Toner, CNN, Article and 01:48 video. READ MORE
http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/06/world/cnn-heroes-pool/index.html...

Gliding Spiders Found Falling From Tropical Trees

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Gliding Spiders Found Falling From Tropical Trees, August 18, 2015, By Rachel Nuwer, Smithsonian.com, Flat-bodied spiders that live in the rainforest strike a Superman pose to take control of READ MORE
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/gliding-spiders-found-fal...

Flat Spiders Can Fly With Precision

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Flat Spiders Can Fly With Precision, August 18, 2015, By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News, Tropical spiders that fly? Read and view photo all about this new discovery. READ MORE
https://www.seeker.com/flat-spiders-can-fly-with-precision-1770140494....

Canopy Layer of the Rainforest

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Canopy Layer of the Rainforest By Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Buzzle.com The canopy layer of the rainforest is the primary layer that forms a roof over the understory layer and the forest floor. Many READ MORE
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/canopy-layer-of-the-rainforest.html

Life: Creeper Plants Climb Trees Video

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Life: Creeper Plants Climb Trees Video Discovery.com YouTube.com Video length: 02:28. READ MORE
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Golden-handed tamarin monkey - Expedition Guyana - BBC

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Golden-handed tamarin monkey - Expedition Guyana BBCEarth | February 12, 2010 Video length: 02:28. READ MORE
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Epiphytes

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Epiphytes, By Marcia Mallory, Earth Facts, "Epiphytes, which include many species of orchid, are plants that live on the surface of other plants." Visit the web site for photo and to learn mor READ MORE
http://www.earthfacts.com/rainforests/epiphytes/

What are Epiphytic Plants?

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What are Epiphytic Plants? Written by S.E. Smith Wisegeek.com Epiphytic plants are plants which rely on other plants for support, growing on trunks and branches rather than rooting themselves t READ MORE
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-epiphytic-plants.htm

Lianas

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Lianas MT & PK Productions Space Radiation Lab, Caltech Has photo and description. READ MORE
http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/p...

Epiphytes

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Epiphytes MT & PK Productions Space Radiation Lab, Caltech Has a photo and description. READ MORE
http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/p...

Rain Forest Epiphytes

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Rain Forest Epiphytes, Text and photos by R. Butler, Mongabay.com, Good article with one photograph. READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0405.htm

Facts on Liana Plants in the Rainforest

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Facts on Liana Plants in the Rainforest, By Ella Whardon, eHow Contributing Writer, "Popularized by film and television's Tarzan as he swung from tree to tree in the jungle, rainforest liana pl READ MORE
http://www.ehow.com/list_6599755_liana-plants-rainforest.html

Rainforest Lianas

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Rainforest Lianas Photos by Fletcher & Baylis Wild Side Photography Excellent photos. READ MORE
http://www.wildsidephotography.ca/lianas.html

Rainforest Canopy Animals

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Rainforest Canopy Animals, By Rhett A. Butler, Mongabay.com, Numerous pictures of animals that live in the rainforest canopy; click to see a larger version. READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0407.htm

Rainforest Canopy Primates

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Rainforest Canopy Primates By Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com Pictures of primates that live in the rainforest canopy; click to see a larger version. READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0410.htm

Rainforest Canopy - Birds

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Rainforest Canopy - Birds Photos and text by Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com Article with beautiful photographs of canopy birds in the rainforests of South America and Indonesia; click an image to READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0411.htm

Hoffman's two-toed sloth

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Hoffman's two-toed sloth, Lincoln Park Zoo, "Named for its slow movement, the Hoffman’s two-toed sloth spends nearly all of its time upside down in the treetops. The species eats, sleeps and eve READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/hoffmans-two-toed-sloth

Pied tamarin

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Pied tamarin, Lincoln Park Zoo, "As arboreal primates, pied tamarins live in the upper parts of trees within forests and swamps." Visit the web site to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/pied-tamarin

Golden-headed lion-tamarin

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Golden-headed lion-tamarin, Lincoln Park Zoo, "The golden-headed lion tamarin favors the middle to upper canopy of the rain forest." Visit the web site to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/golden-headed-lion-tamarin

Black-and-white colobus

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Black-and-white colobus Lincoln Park Zoo "They occupy the uppermost canopy of tropical forests, woodlands and wooded grassland (where they may feed and travel on the ground if there isn't a contin READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/black-and-white-colobus

Black howler monkey

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Black howler monkey, Lincoln Park Zoo, "From rain forests with near constant precipitation to tropical deciduous forests with changing seasons." Visit the web site to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/black-howler-monkey

White-faced saki monkey

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White-faced saki monkey, Lincoln Park Zoo, "This species inhabits tropical rain forests. They rarely come to the ground." Visit the web site to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/white-faced-saki-monkey

White-cheeked gibbon

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White-cheeked gibbon Lincoln Park Zoo Habitat High canopy of tropical rain forests. Hylobates means "tree dweller". Visit the web site to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/white-cheeked-gibbon

Conservation from the Treetops: The Emerging Science of Canopy Ecology

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Conservation from the Treetops: The Emerging Science of Canopy Ecology, By H. Bruce Rinker, ActionBioscience.org, Interview with Mr. Rinker on the forest canopy and why it must be protected. V READ MORE
http://www.actionbioscience.org/environment/rinker.html

High on Hornbills

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High on Hornbills February 2009 By Tim Laman National Wildlife Federation In a decades-long quest to shoot pictures of some of the world's rarest and most spectacular birds, a photographer le READ MORE
http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/Birds/Archives...

Borneos Wild Gliders

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Borneos Wild Gliders June, 2008 By Tim Laman National Wildlife Federation From snakes and frogs to giant squirrels, this Southeast Asian island is home to a greater variety of flying animals th READ MORE
http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/Animals/Archiv...

Animals that Glide

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Animals that Glide Written by earthfacts.net Animals that glide? Can frogs and snakes fly? Find out here. READ MORE
http://www.earthfacts.com/rainforests/animals-that-glide/

Animals of the Canopy

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Animals of the Canopy Written by earthfacts.net Great picture and article that mainly focuses on the sloth. Very interesting. READ MORE
http://www.earthfacts.com/rainforests/animalscanopy/

Durian

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Durian, Students at West Tisbury School, BluePlanetBiomes.org, "The Durian is considered a sub-canopy specie and is native to Borneo, Malaysia, and Indonesia." Find out more about it here. READ MORE
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/durian.htm

Strangler Figs

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Strangler Figs, Students at West Tisbury School, BluePlanetBiomes.org, "Strangler figs are tall canopy trees which can grow to 148 feet in height." Visit the website to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/strangler_figs.htm

Rainforest Toucans

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Rainforest Toucans Costa Rica Homeschool Info No other word fits them - toucans are spectacular animals. Their shape, brilliant coloring, and tropical quintessence make them one of the most popu READ MORE
http://www.costarica-homeschool.com/cw/toucans.html

Animal Life - Life in the Canopy

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Animal Life - Life in the Canopy World Wildlife Foundation Rainforests harbour a bewildering number of animal species. Because there is little undergrowth, most animals live on the epiphyte-lade READ MORE
http://www.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/ha...

Canopy

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Canopy By Rhett Butler Mongabay.com Links to internal resources on canopy plants and animals; great resource!! READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0401.htm

Rainforest Canopy - Vines and Lianas

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Rainforest Canopy - Vines and Lianas, By Rhett Butler, Mongabay.com, "Creepers, vines, and lianas (woody vines) are abundant in the canopy and make up a significant proportion of the vegetation i READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0406.htm

Liana

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Liana Wikipedia.org A liana is any of various long-stemmed, usually woody vines that are rooted in the soil at ground level and use trees, as well as other means of vertical support, to climb up READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liana

Rainforest Canopy

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Rainforest Canopy Mrs. Gebaur 2nd Grade Teacher Ben Franklin School Menomonee Falls School District The trees in this layer may be as high as 100 feet. They form a green roof over the forest bel READ MORE
http://mrsgebauer.com/rainforestweb/canopy/canopy.html

Gibbons and Orangutans - Rainforests

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Gibbons and Orangutans - Rainforests Written by earthfacts.net "Gibbons and orangutans use a means of locomotion known as brachiation, in which they use their arms to swing effortlessly from READ MORE
http://www.earthfacts.com/rainforests/gibbonsorangutansswingingthrough...

Rainforests, canopy

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Rainforests, canopy, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, "The canopy, where more species live than anyplace else in the rainforest, is the denser layer of greenery about 20 feet thick formed READ MORE
http://www.stri.si.edu/sites/rainforest/canopy.html

Rainforest Trees and the Canopy

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Rainforest Trees and the Canopy Dr. Steve Blythe RainforestEducation.com The trees are the first thing one notices upon entering the rainforest. They are huge - up to 150 feet tall! Trees in READ MORE
http://www.rainforesteducation.com/life/canopy1.htm

Light Gaps in the Rainforest

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Light Gaps in the Rainforest, by Rhett A. Butler, Mongabay.com, "A common event in the tropical rainforest is the fall of an emergent tree, usually during a tropical thunderstorm. In fact, it is READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0504.htm

Rainforest Canopy at Animal Corner

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Rainforest Canopy at Animal Corner Rainforest Stratas The rainforests are home to more than half the animals in the world. Rainforest animals reside in all four stratas of the forest. 'Stra READ MORE
http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/rainforests/canopy.html

Importance of the Tropical Rainforest Canopy

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Importance of the Tropical Rainforest Canopy By Steve Nix, ThoughtCo., Visit the website for the article. READ MORE
https://www.thoughtco.com/the-tropical-rainforest-questions-and-answer...
The canopy acts as a roof to the rain forest; the trees grow tall in order to reach sunlight. In place of the stability that comes with a tree's width, the canopy trees have developed very large buttress or prop roots to support their narrow trunks.
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