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-Z||Rainforest Animals Description|
|Anaconda||World’s largest snake.|
|Bengal tiger||Roar can be heard upto 2 miles away.|
|Capybara||World’s largest rodent.|
|Dawn bat||Has a long tongue to reach nectar and pollen.|
|Electric eel||Can generate shocks of 650 volts.|
|Flying dragon||A lizard that can glide.|
|Gorilla||World’s largest primate.|
|Hummingbird||Can fly backwards.|
|Iguana||Uses tail as whip to drive predators off.|
|Jaguar||Can eat 85 kinds of animals.|
|Komodo dragon||Largest lizard, can eat a pig.|
|Lemur||World’s smallest primate.|
|Macaw||Can have a tail as long as its body.|
|Nutria||Rodent faster in water than on land.|
|Orangutan||Can hang from a branch for hours.|
|Pink dolphin||Gets pinker when excited.|
|Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing||World’s largest butterfly.|
|Red-eyed tree frog||Called the monkey frog for its jumping abilities.|
|Spider monkey||Tail is longer than its body.|
|Toucan||Air pockets in the beak make it light.|
|Umbrella bird||Throat pouch on male inflates during breeding season.|
|Vampire bat||Only mammal to live just on blood.|
|Woolly monkey||When it comes to the ground from a tree, it uses its legs only.|
|Xenops||It is just 5 inches long.|
|Yapok||Only kind of opossum that can move in water.|
|Zodiac moth||Flies in the day.|
For more such interesting General Knowledge articles and videos, visit: General Knowledge for Kids.