Tropical rainforests are mostly found near the equator. These biomes are common in Asia, Africa, South America, Central America, and on many of the Pacific Islands. Brazil hosts over 60% these rainforests. Others are found in Guiana, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Guyana. The largest rainforest biome in the world is the Amazon Basin; its about 23 million square miles.
Biotic Factors: Native Animal and Plant Species
Biotic Factors: Invasive Animal and Plant Species
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