The rain forest is a magical place, full of life and beauty everywhere you see.
Do you know that:
– An area of a rainforest the size of a football field is being destroyed each second.
– In the moist rainforests of South America, sloths move so slowly that algae are able to grow in their fur.
– More than 2,000 different species of butterflies are found in the rainforests of South America.
– Bats are essential for the pollination of many tropical foodstuffs such as bananas and mangoes.
– 1 out of 4 ingredients in our medicine is from rainforest plants.