and wildlife watching
are great rainforest activities. There are some amazingly beautiful
in most of the world's rainforests, and there is also a huge variety of
In hot regions like tropical rainforests, birds and animals
most active during early mornings and late afternoons, while in
temperate climate they are quite easy to see even in the middle of the
and even many animals live mostly in rainforest canopy. This makes
rainforest canopy a particularly interesting place to see closer. Which
is why there are "tree
in many rainforests. The canopy is where you can see the most of
rainforest birds, as well as many snakes, monkeys, and other
interesting animals. Ofter there are informative signs about the
wildlife you are likely to see.
then of course, there is photography.
Tree top walks and suspension bridges are excellent places where to get
photos of rainforests, its birds and animals. Up in the canopy, the
light is much better than on the rainforest floor. And suspension
bridges often cross rivers or canyons where the canopy is open. Good rainforest
are generally quite hard to get, because it often rains; and when it
doesn't, the light is often not good enough under the rainforest canopy.
interesting rainforest activity is having a closer look at rainforest plants.
There is an amazing variety of rainforest
plants - all
from trees to vines,
epiphytes, ferns, mosses and litchens. Indigenous rainforest
from all over the world have been living in rainforests and they know
exactly what plants can be used as food and medicines. Many rainforest
plants can also be stingy or poisonous. Don't touch or eat any if you
don't know what plant it is and whether it is safe to eat or touch.
people also take guided
to rainforests. It is not a bad idea as the guides are local people who
know all about the particular rainforest and its birds, plants and
animals. There also tours that can take you canoeing or boating along
rainforest rivers, to watch the river wildlife such as
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