The Tropical Rainforest

This is a rain forest in Costa Rica. The animals are all hiding from you, taking their afternoon naps. The plants that make up the rain forest are easy to see here. At the bottom are some of the plants that live below the canopy. The top are the trees that make up the canopy. In between are more plants, many of which are vines.

Some of the animals that are hiding, and cannot be seen, are:

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