Which of the following statements is true about the rainforests?
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Which of the following statements is true about the rainforests?


An estimated 50 percent of terrestrial biodiversity is found in rainforests.


Most rainforest trees are covered with epiphytes, attached to trunk and branches of trees and absorb moisture from the surroundings.


Over 2000 types of plants found in rainforests can be used to help in cancer treatment due to their anti-cancer properties.


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  • A rainforest is a forest that receives heavy rainfall. The most notable rainforests are in the tropics or subtropics. They have extraordinary biodiversity.
  • The biggest rainforest is the Amazon rainforest and is considered to be the lungs of Earth due to the amount of oxygen it supplies.

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