The Living Rainforest

Learning resources

Blue poison dart frog

Blue poison dart frog

Blue poison dart frogs are found in only a few isolated areas of rainforest in Suriname and northern Brazil, so were only discovered in 1969. They are diurnal, which means they are...

Emerald tree boa

Emerald tree boas, as their name suggests, are a tree dwelling species, spending most of their time high up in the foliage. They prefer to be solitary. They are found in lowland tr...

Goeldi's monkey

Goeldi’s monkey

Goeldi’s monkeys live in family groups of six to eight in South American rainforests. The parents and siblings keep close, rarely moving more than 15 metres apart, whilst older s...

Two-toed sloth

The Linne’s two-toed sloth live in the canopy layer of tropical forests, where they spend most of their lives hanging upside down from branches. They are native to most of no...

Six-banded armadillo

Six-banded armadillos dig big dens up to two metres deep to sleep in at night, but only stay in the same place for a few days at a time. Unlike most armadillos, the six-banded is m...

pygmy marmoset

Pygmy marmosets

Pygmy marmosets are the smallest living true monkey in the world, hence, they have been given a genus of their own, Cebuella. They are from South America and can be found in Brazi...