Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 4, Ecosystems and Communities - Assessment - 4.4 Biomes - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 125: 20



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The canopy is the topmost layer of the tropical rain forest. It is formed by the broad leaves of the tallest trees and acts as an umbrella for species living underneath its cover. Underneath the canopy, light is scarce and shade is abundant.
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