The Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a mammal located in the Ituri Rainforest in the north east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in central Africa. Although it has striped markings similar to those of the zebra, it is more closely related to the giraffe.
The Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) is a large, very colourful parrot that lives in the tropical humid environments of the Amazon Rainforest. The Scarlet Macaw is native to humid evergreen forests in the American tropics, from Central America and South America, including eastern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Colombia, Ecuador, Amazonian Peru and Brazil.
Poison Dart Frogs will eat termites, crickets, flies and ants. Habitat The habitat of the poison dart frog is near marshes, streams and rivers. Size Poison Dart Frogs will grow to be 1 - 7 cm in length depending on the species of frog.* Reproduction Poison Dart Frogs lay a group of eggs in the water which take about 12 days to hatch.
Howler monkeys have beards and long, thick hair which may be black, brown, or red. The red howler species is the most common, but it is often targeted by hunters eager for bushmeat. Other species of howler monkey may be critically endangered over sections of their ranges.
A tropical rainforest animals list, with pictures, facts and links to further information. Rainforests are home to an incredibly diverse range of animals and plants. This page contains a list of many of the most famous rainforest animals, but there are many more: it is estimated that there may be millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms living in the rainforest that are still to be discovered.
Green anaconda’s green skin and dark markings provide camouflage against the green water and rainforest foliage. Green anacondas spend much of their lives in, or near, water. The scientific name for a green anaconda is Eunectes murinus. Green anacondas weigh up to 225 kilograms and can be 6+ metres long.
Praying Mantis Habitat & Facts A praying mantis has a very big appetite, so it's fortunate that it is also an accomplished hunter. These stealthy predators feast on live insects, including moths, mosquitoes, roaches, flies and aphids, as well as small rodents, frogs, snakes and birds.