How Not to be a Rainforest Wimp Part 2

By Alex Rubin

Let’s start out with some basics about your first experience in the rainforests. First of all, do your homework to best appreciate the place that you are visiting. Rainforests and their higher elevation cousins, cloudforests, contain large concentrations of species. Plants and animals abound in particularly large concentrations on the isthmus of the Americas in countries like Panama.