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TROPICAL RAINFOREST ECOSYSTEM 1 Tropical Rain forest Ecosystem Brandon K. Kelly Environmental Science Professor Beth McCartney American Intercontinental University
TROPICAL RAINFOREST ECOSYSTEM 2 Tropical Rain forests are areas on earth that consistently have high temperatures due to a steady flow of radiation from the sun and be mostly located near or around the equator. These ecosystems have characteristics that include a very high amount of rainfall per year averaging anywhere from 80 to 120 inches of rainfall per year. Also rain forests have a very poor nutrient soil composition with very high humidity levels. As for inhabitants of a tropical rain forest the species types are very rich as in there are many different species of animals and insects that inhabit this ecosystem. One of the most iconic species type of this biome is the primate with many different variations. Average temperatures are very warm, and for the most part a tropical rain forest will remain close to 85 degrees Fahrenheit all year long. For review, the tropical rain forest ecosystem is hot and humid, with many different species

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