Three Toed Sloth

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Welcome
A Neotropical Rainforest
Nicaragua
Rainforest Research

Plants:

Tree Seedlings

Rainforest Flowers

Deforestation

Insects:

Army Ants

Bullet Ants

Leafcutter Ants

Rhinoceros Beetle

Swallowtail Butterfly

Birds:

Hummingbird

Keel-billed Toucan

Mammals:
Howler Monkeys

White-faced Monkeys

Three-toed Sloth
Jaguar
White-lipped Peccary
Agouti
Baird's Tapir

Reptiles and Amphibians:
Red-eyed Tree Frog
Poison Dart Frog
Helmeted Iguana
Eyelash Viper
Terciopelo Viper
Spectacled Caiman

 

 

Human Systems:
Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Rainforest Boy
Rainforest Girl
Deforestation
Rainforest Research

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Michigan State University

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and by
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