Interesting facts about Rainforest animals

Shyest rainforest animal

Okapi are the shyest rain forest animal they are realted to giraffes looks like a cross between short-necked giraffe and zebra.



Rarest rainforest animal

Golden Lion Tamarin is the rarest rainforest animal, there are fewer than 1000 are left. It is found only in Brazil where it lives in 14 highly fragmented forests remnants totaling 154 km square .


Laziest rainforest animal

Three-toed sloth is the laziest rainforest animal and its spends 18 hours a day hanging upside down from a tree branch fast asleep.



Biggest rainforest snake

The Anaconda is the biggest rainforest snake and second biggest extant snake in the world right behind the Reticulated Python, the heviest on record was 27 feet long and more than 3 feet round its midle and weighed almost 250 kgs.



Loudest rainforest animal

Howler Monkey as the loudest voice. Every morning and evening groups of hower monkeys wail and roar in an ear-splitting chorus. Howler monkeys have a short snout, and wide-set, round nostrils.



Animal which walk/run on water

The Basilisk sometimes runs as a biped. Basilisks have the unique ability to "walk" on water. On water, the basilisk can run at a velocity of 1.5 meters (4.9 feet) per second for approximately 4.5 meters (14.8 feet) before sinking on all fours and swimming.




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