Many creatures make a home in the trees. Read about some of the animals that live up high.
Swinging from TreetopsKIKI CAHYADI—ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY IMAGES
Orangutans live in rainforests . They swing from tree to tree. They build nests in trees.
Pecking HolesARTERRA/UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP/GETTY IMAGES
Woodpeckers live in forests all over the world. They peck holes in trees to find food.
Hanging OutDREW ANGERER—GETTY IMAGES
Wild pandas live in forests in China. They are good climbers. Look at this panda cub . It has climbed a tree. It is resting in the branches. What do you think it sees?
Blending In with BranchesDE AGOSTINI/GETTY IMAGES
Chameleons can change color. They blend in with their habitat . Some are found in rainforest trees. This chameleon lives in Madagascar. That is in Africa.
Did You Know?ILLUSTRATION BY MATT COLLINS FOR TIME FOR KIDS
Dead trees can be home to living creatures. Mushrooms can grow on rotting logs. Pill bugs live underneath logs. What else lives in and around this log?