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cloud forest

[′klau̇d ‚fär·əst]
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Of the species recorded, Bassariscus sumichrasti, Galictis vittata, and Urocyon cinereoargenteus were unique to the cloud forest and Potos flavus to the semi-evergreen forest (Table 1).
About 30 miles south, following a bus ride along steep and winding roads, it becomes clear why they call this a cloud forest, as fluffy marshmallow shapes obscure the mountaintops.
Even though I've been buzzing on caffeine all afternoon, I find it easy to drift off to sleep at Hotel Ficus, a mountain retreat not far from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.
One specimen (UFPE 301) was collected in the cloud forest at Brejo dos Cavalos (8[degrees]22'S, 36[degrees]01'W) in the municipality of Caruaru, Pernambuco (Souza et al.
For two days, he took us on an adventure of a lifetime into the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
Researchers at Wake Forest University are developing small, insect-like drones to explore the Peruvian cloud forest, an area about the size of the continental United States and believed to be one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.
Hike your way around the second smallest Canary Island, La Gomera, from high rocky mountains to cloud forest and banana plantations - but before that you will explore Tenerife and Mount Teide, Spain's highest mountain and the world's third tallest volcano.
Cloud forest along trail from La Esperanza to Laguna de Los Condores.
It lives in the Andean cloud forest and is mostly active in the treetops at night.
In addition to body features and behavior, the team made special note of the olinguito's cloud forest Andean habitat, which is under heavy pressure of human development.
Celebrity 'chocolate-man' Willie Harcourt-Cooze whose journey to the Venezualan cloud forest to learn how to farm and roast cacao and turn it into chocolate was watched by millions, told a Dubai audience, major chocolate-makers are more concerned with making money than they are sourcing and selling realchocolate.