Which among the following is NOT a correct statement about ” tropical rainforests”?
Basic info about Tropical Rain Forests.
A tropical rainforest is a place roughly within 28 ° north or south of the equator. They are found in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Central America, Mexico and on many of the Pacific Islands. Within the World Wildlife Fund’s biome classification, tropical rainforests are thought to be a type of tropical wet forest and may also be referred to as lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest. Minimum normal annual rainfall between 175 cm and 200 cm occurs in this climate region. Mean monthly temperatures exceed 18 C during all months of the year. Rainforests are home to half of all the living animal and plant species on the planet.
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