Immerse yourself in the world of forests
Discover who lives in these forests, why they are important for our planet, and why they are being cut down at such fast rates!
Did you know?
How many countries can the Amazon rainforest be found in?
a) Eight b) Ten c) Nine
The Amazon rainforest spans nine countries!
What kind of bear is Paddington bear?
a) Grizzly bear b) Spectacled bear c) Black bear
Paddington bear is a spectacled bear also known as the Andean bear.
What's so special about hummingbirds?
a) Their ability to fly backwards b) Their incredible sense of smell c) They are the fastest bird in the world
Hummingbirds are the only bird that can fly backwards!
True or false?
Sloths' hair runs from its belly to its back, in the opposite direction to other animals
Sloths' hair does run in the opposite direction to other animals... weird!
True or False?
Touching a frog can give you warts
This is a common myth about frogs. In fact, warts are caused by a virus.
What percentage of the world's animal and plant species do tropical rainforests contain?
a) 25% b) 46% c) Over 50%
Tropical rainforests contain over half of all plant and animal species!
Which is the loudest land animal?
a) Howler monkey b) Mole cricket c) Elephant
Howler monkey's calls can be heard up to three miles (five kilometers) away.
Spectacled bears (Andean bears) have been spotted in two of our reserves, in Ecuador and Peru. They are only found in the Andes mountains of South America where their habitat ranges from dry coastal desert to montane cloud forests.
Types of forest
Forests can be found all over the world because different forests thrive in different climates no matter if it's dry, wet, cold or hot.
Head to types of rainforest to find out about forests around the world and watch a cartoon on one of the most endangered forets on earth.