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cloud forest

[′klau̇d ‚fär·əst]
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The orchids at the heart of the film are found high in the Andean cloud forests of central Ecuador, which is home to an ever growing list of threatened and endemic plant species that exist nowhere else on Earth.
Cloud forests throughout the world are in peril because of human activity, especially the cutting of forest for firewood, overgrazing, and clearing for agriculture (Hamilton et al.
All along the Caribbean coast, Honduras has more than 600 km of beaches with habitats and ecosystems ranging from mangrove forests and coastal lagoons to rainforests and cloud forests, places where a patient watcher can find a wide variety of birds, such as herons, ducks, Woodcreepers, Violet-ears, Trogons and the Lovely Cotinga with its electric blue and purple colors.
The photos show off the olinguito's claws, used to traverse the trees of the cloud forests, but also the textured pads on the bottoms to better grip branches.
The 2-pound olinguito, with its large eyes and woolly orange-brown fur, is native to the cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador, as its scientific name, "neblina" (Spanish for "fog"), hints.
The cloud forests formed as warm wet air comes of the Amazon and hits the Andes are especially rich in epiphytes.
Wildlife lovers and more intrepid travellers have known this for years, flocking to the cloud forests, reefs and volcanoes to glimpse its seemingly endless variety of wildlife.
It scored 81%, the same as one of the more expensive brands - Taylors of Harrogate Guatemala Cloud Forests Coffee at pounds 3.
It scored 81 per cent, the same as one of the more expensive brands - Taylors of Harrogate Guatemala Cloud Forests Coffee at pounds 3.
Upper montane forest, 2000 m; and Cloud forests, 2300 m.
Many cities depend heavily on mountain water -- for example, 95 percent of Vienna's water is sourced from the mountain forests of Northern Alps, while 40 percent of the water for Tegucigalpa, Honduras, comes from the cloud forests of La Tigra National Park.