Reptiles include crocodiles, tortoises, and snakes like
boa constrictors, vipers and cobras. And birds include parrots,
flamingos, weaver birds, bulbuls, pepper birds, woodpeckers, hornbills,
hawks and eagles.
Democratic Republic of
Congo (DRC) contains the second largest rainforest in the
world (after the Amazon)
with 11,000 plant, 450 mammal, 1150 bird, 300 reptile and 200 amphibian
species including large forest elephants, okapi (the only living
relative of giraffe), shy monkeys like bonobos, and gorillas - calm,
reserved and intelligent animals. 82% of the original rainforest
remains in DRC,
and the central parts are so dense and inaccessible that they are
relatively untouched. Mbuti pygmies,
the smallest people in the world,
have been hunting-gathering in these thick jungles for centuries.
This site uses British English, which is the English we use in
This website is about interesting facts about rainforests.
trying to be comprehensive.
Although best efforts have been made to
that all the information on this
site is correct,
be blamed should
there be a mistake.
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