- BORNEO'S WILD GLIDERS. Laman, Tim // National Wildlife (World Edition);Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30H
This article presents photographs and information about some of the unusual flying animals found in Borneo. The animals don't actually fly like birds, but they glide under control using their legs and tails and the ability to flatten their bodies to make them more aerodynamic. According to the...
- HIGH ON HORNBILLS. Laman, Tim // National Wildlife;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p30H
This article presents information about the author's efforts to photograph the hornbill of the Borneo rain forest. The author spent years learning the bird's nesting and feeding habits and figuring out how to best reach the treetop nests without disturbing the birds. Patience and painstaking...
- RAINFOREST FROGS: VANISHING ACT? Masibay, Kim Y. // Science World;3/11/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p12
Discusses the decline in the population of rainforest frogs.
- World's smallest frog. Wilson, Jim; Gleaves, Kathleen // Popular Mechanics;Mar97, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p22
Features biologist S. Blair Hedges and his cuban colleague Alberto R. Estrada has been discovered the species of frog in the rain forest of Mount Iberia, Cuba. Characteristics of species; Eleuthrodactylus iberia, a scientific name of species.
- Brazil's Atlantic rainforest wildlife. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;May/Jun95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p26
Describes the Earthwatch project about conservation biology and the Mata Atlantica rainforest wildlife led by Alexine Keuroghlian which will take place in Caetetus Reserve, Brazil. Activities; Field conditions; Costs.
- Sunbittern fever. Aaland, M.; Fogden, P. // International Wildlife;May/Jun90, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p14
Describes the relatively rare bird, the sunbittern, found in the rain forests of Central and South America. Its nearest relatives include the rails and cranes, but the sunbittern has its own family, the Eurypygidae. Dwindling numbers; Habitat; Plumage; Breeding.
- Fossil rain forests of the outback. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p46
Describes an Earthwatch project lead by Drs. Neville Alley and Andrew Rowett at the Fossil Rain Forest of the Outback in Stuart Creek, South Australia.
- Will these Species Survive? Vasvada, Jasmine; Finton, Nancy // Scholastic SuperScience;Apr99, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p12
Provides information on tropical rain forest creatures. Ficus aurea; Yellow-billed hornbill; Rafflesia arnoldi; Habitat; Adaptations; Role in habitat; Threat to existence.
- Coffee drinkers can help save songbirds. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;12/01/97, Vol. 18 Issue 48, p10
Focuses on the efforts to save the migrating songbirds of North America in Latin America. Conservation of the rain forest habitat in Northern Latin America by the Cafe Audubon alliance; Cause of depletion of rain forest; Effects of conservation on songbirds.