monsoon forest

monsoon forest

[¦män‚sün ′fär·əst]
(ecology)
A tropical forest occurring in regions where a marked dry season is followed by torrential rain; characterized by vegetation adapted to withstand drought.
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More than PS260,000 was donated to the zoo, which is a conservation charity, after a fire broke out in its Monsoon Forest habitat for rare South East Asian species in December 2018.
CHESTER Zoo's Monsoon Forest is set to reopen in 2020 after last year's devastating fire.
More than [pounds sterling]260,000 was donated tothe zoo, which is a conservation charity,after a fire broke out in its Monsoon Forest habitatfor rare South East Asian species in December 2018.
The fire, which was caused by an electrical fault at the attraction's Monsoon Forest on Saturday, led to the deaths of a number of fish, birds and insects.
Chester Fire and Rescue service were called to the popular family attraction on Saturday, after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat.
But some frogs, fish, insects and small birds, also housed in the Monsoon Forest habitat building, could not be saved, leaving staff "heartbroken".
The PS40million 14-acre Monsoon Forest had its own climate and rare plants, with conditions reflecting those in South East Asia.
Firefighters tackle the blaze at Chester Zoo after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat area
One of the main points given was that there are plans to rebuild the Monsoon Forest habitat exactly as it was.
The team at the popular attraction was inundated with messages of support and concern after a blaze took hold at the Monsoon Forest habitat.
Chester Zoohas launched a [pounds sterling]50,000 fundraising bid after fire destroyed much of the vast roof covering its Monsoon Forest area.