|The Wonders of Planet Earth #4 Secrets of the Jungle
|Shira Yehudit Djalilmand
Generally, a jungle is an area of thick growth that is hard to walk through which are usually found in rainforests. Rainforests once covered 14 percent of the Earth’s surface, but in the last fifty years, over half have been cut down for timber and to make land for cattle. Today, people realize how valuable the rainforests are, with their treasures of plants and animals, and are trying to preserve them.