Jungle Facts
Jungle Facts

Top 10 Amazing Jungles in the World

By Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer
Published April 15, 2019
  • Amazon Rainforest
    South America
    [4]
  • Amazon Rainforest
    The Amazon rainforest is the world's largest tropical rainforest and is famed for its biodiversity and beauty. It also has over 390 billion individual trees.

  • Congo Rainforest
    Central Africa
    [9]
  • Congolese Rainforest
    The Congo rainforest is the second largest rainforest in the world and boasts some of the richest biodiversity on the planet.

  • Valdivian Temperate Rainforest
    Chile, Argentina[1]
  • Valdivian Temperate Rainforest
    The Valdivian temperate rainforest is home to the world's smallest (and possibly cutest) deer, the pudu. (Lee Fisher / Detroit Zoological Center)

  • Daintree Rainforest
    Queensland, Australia 
    [2]
  • Daintree Jungle Fact
    You'll find one of the world's most dangerous birds, the cassowary, in the Daintree Rainforest.

  • Southeast Asian Rainforest
    Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, and the Malay Peninsula[8]
  • Southeast Asian Rainforest
    The Southeast Asian rainforest is the oldest continuous rainforest on Earth.

  • Tongass National Forest
    Alaska, United States 
    [10]
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    Tongass National Park is the biggest national forest in the United States.

  • Kinabalu National Park
    Sabah, Malaysian Borneo
    [3]
  • Kinabalu National Park
    Kinabalu National Park is home to the proboscis monkey.

  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
    Costa Rica
    [6]
  • Santa Elena Forest Reserve
    The clouds provide continuous moisture, which supports a dazzling array of plant and animal life.

  • Sinharaja Forest Reserve
    Sri Lanka 
    [7]
  • Sinharaja Rainforest Fact
    "Sinharaja" translates as "Lion Kingdom."

  • Pacific Temperate Rainforests
    Pacific Coast Ranges, North America
    [5]
  • Pacific Temperate Rainforest
    The Pacific temperate rainforest is the largest temperate rainforest in the world.

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