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Why Are There So Many Species near the Equator?

Tropical rainforests are known for being super biologically diverse – they’re full of different species, from colorful birds and insects to plants and fungi. We haven’t even come close to cataloguing everything that’s there.

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Sources:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/paleozoic/paleozoic.php
http://www.brown.edu/Research/Sax_Research_Lab/Documents/PDFs/Evolution%20and%20latinitudinal%20diversity.pdf
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~khayes/Journal_Club/spring2007/Hillebrand_2004_Amer_nat.pdf
https://people.clas.ufl.edu/gillooly/files/25_Allen_etal_2006b.pdf

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