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Rainforest Animals List A-Z

General Knowledge | 7-14 yrs | Reading Pod

Facts about Rainforest Animals

– Rainforests are located across the world. It is said that approximately half of the world’s animal species live in these dense rainforests.
– These species are known as rainforest animals. These animals are always in danger of being hunted and this is why they have developed many methods of protecting themselves from the other animals.
– Camouflage, Warning colors and scaring predators are just some of the techniques that rainforest animals use for survival in the thick forests.

List of Rainforest Animals

Rainforest Animals A-ZRainforest Animals Description
AnacondaWorld’s largest snake.
Bengal tigerRoar can be heard upto 2 miles away.
CapybaraWorld’s largest rodent.
Dawn batHas a long tongue to reach nectar and pollen.
Electric eelCan generate shocks of 650 volts.
Flying dragonA lizard that can glide.
GorillaWorld’s largest primate.
HummingbirdCan fly backwards.
IguanaUses tail as whip to drive predators off.
JaguarCan eat 85 kinds of animals.
Komodo dragonLargest lizard, can eat a pig.
LemurWorld’s smallest primate.
MacawCan have a tail as long as its body.
NutriaRodent faster in water than on land.
OrangutanCan hang from a branch for hours.
Pink dolphinGets pinker when excited.
Queen Alexandra’s BirdwingWorld’s largest butterfly.
Red-eyed tree frogCalled the monkey frog for its jumping abilities.
Spider monkeyTail is longer than its body.
ToucanAir pockets in the beak make it light.
Umbrella birdThroat pouch on male inflates during breeding season.
Vampire batOnly mammal to live just on blood.
Woolly monkeyWhen it comes to the ground from a tree, it uses its legs only.
XenopsIt is just 5 inches long.
YapokOnly kind of opossum that can move in water.
Zodiac mothFlies in the day.

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  1. What is a fact beginning with o about rainforests ? I’m stuck and I need it for a poem (please can I have a short one ) many thanks Aimee’s