Title: rainforest Author/Photographer: Thomas Marent Publisher: DK (Dorling Kindersley) ISBN: 0756619408 Published: 2006

From the Book: "The upper layer of lowland tropical rainforest - which is known as the canopy - is the greatest realm of life on Earth, home to perhaps 40 percent of all the species on the planet, many of them unseen and unknown. Seen from a hill on the northeast edge of the Amazon rainforest, the canopy stretches to the horizon, a sea of green dotted with yellow where trees are in flower. Annual rainfall in parts of this forest along Colombia's Pacific coast can exceed 510 inches, making it the wettest rainforest on Earth."

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