Currently threatened by uncontrolled development in many parts of the world, rain forests are home to countless species of plants and animals found nowhere else. This fascinating coloring book will entrance you as you learn about plant and animal life in the rain forest. Forty-four realistic illustrations, accompanied by fact-filled descriptive captions, depict trees, flowers, fruit, large and small mammals, snakes, lizards, birds, butterflies, frogs, and fish as they are found in undisturbed habitats. Included are images of these plants and animals, native to tropical rain forests in India, Madagascar, West Africa, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, and elsewhere: Cassowary; Mountain gorilla; Ring-tailed lemur, Jaguar; Giant armadillo; Mangrove tree; Emerald tree boa; Morpho butterfly; Orchids; Hyacinthine macaw; Iguana; Piranha and many more. Nature lovers, coloring book fans, and environmentalists of all ages will welcome these carefully researched, beautifully drawn portrayals of life in the world's rain forests.