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cloud forest

[′klau̇d ‚fär·əst]
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Additionally, a high diversity and abundance of small mammals such as rodents has been documented in the cloud forests near the study area (Perez-Lustre et al.
Whizzing through the cloud forest on the zip line canopy tour at Selvatura Park is the most fun way to experience Monteverde, although on my first attempt, I'm far too busy freaking out to admire the scenery.
Cloud forests are like rainforests in that they generally receive high levels of precipitation, however, in a cloud forest, much of that precipitation comes directly from the clouds that filter through the trees.
The species richness estimator suggested a total of 14 bat species in Chapada do Abanador, indicating that samplings recorded approximately 86% of the local bat fauna: 77% of the species expected for the montane forest (estimated total species: 13), 82% for the cloud forests (estimated total species: 11), and 80% for the campo de altitude (estimated total species: 10).
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.
Above the cloud forests, as the Andes continue to rise, the dwarfing trend continues until the trees give way to brush.
COLOMBIAN ANDEAN CLOUD FORESTS CONSERVATION STATUS, A MULTISCALAR ANALYSIS
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.
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.
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.