Tropical Biomes

The severe seasonal droughts that help define this forest type have led to some unusual animal adaptations among certain amphibians and insects such as estivation, a summer-long sleep similar to hibernation.

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Other animals show increased mobility as they seek out distant water holes and creek beds to wait out the scorching heat until the rains return.

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To help us understand the dynamics of this fascinating biome, we created our very own tropical dry forests with wine cork trees, rocks, wood shavings, and animals.

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Your little ones initially learned about where these forests are located.

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They tend were shown a globe to see specifically what regions of the globe house these amazing wonders. Lastly, they created their own!

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