The Green Planet is open to the curious and adventurous, the young and old, to experience the unique beauty of another world.
The canopy forms the roof of the rainforest, absorbing the majority of the sunlight and diffusing the rainfall. It stands at a staggering height of approximately 30-45 metres above the ground.
This is the middle layer of the rainforest, where trees commonly have large leaves in order to absorb any sunlight filtered down through the canopy. Here, there is more open space than above and more sunlight than the forest floor below.
The three words that best describe the forest floor of the rainforest – Humid. Quiet. Dark. Unlike the other more bright and lively layers, barely any sunlight reaches the floor.
The competition for light is tough. As the Strangler Fig's roots grow deep into the ground, the plant wraps upwards around the tree, towards the sun. Eventually, the 'strangled' tree dies, leaving a woven Strangler Fig structure with nothing inside.
As much life as there is aboveground, a lot of activity happens below. Over 3m of rain falls each year, flooding rivers and streams that provide the perfect living conditions for all kinds