What Is A Tropical Rainforest?
A Tropical Rainforest is an ecosystem which combines an abundance of sunlight, rain, and high temperatures and is located in the tropics. This combination creates a very moist, almost steamy atmosphere, which encourages rapid growth within the forest. In the rainforest there is an average of 90% humidity.
Rainforests contain more than half of all living things known to man and are bursting with ecological diversity unmatched in other ecological zones. Therefore you will see much more variety of types of plants, trees, flowers, animals, birds, insects, and reptiles. Every hike is a new adventure where you are likely to see species you’ve never seen before!
Learn more about plants and trees native to Costa Rican rainforests by exploring the links below. You may discover you even have plants in your own house that come from the Rainforest.