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1

How many gorillas are left on earth?

Roughly 700

2

What is the non-living parts of an ecosystem?

Abiotic Factors

3

What are the living parts of an ecosystem?

Biotic Factors

4

What is an ecosystem?

A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.

5

What is a biome?

A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat.

6

What is the name given to the plants that make up ecosystem?

Flora

7

What is fauna?

The animals that make up the ecosystem

8

What is the significance of zenith?

The sun is directly at the equator which means the sun is more intense?

9

How does it allow for the rainforest to thrive?

Evaporation each day, due to the sun's intensity, causes convectional rain.

10

Why is the soil so fertile?

The mountains there are volcanic, so soil is rich in minerals.