Second growth rainforest

Title Info
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Forests
Forests Tropical rainforest
Lessons Succession
Location Monteverde,Puntarenas,Costa Rica,North America

Second growth rainforest, near Monteverde, Costa Rica. This patch of forest was pasture land 18 years before this photograph was taken. An impressive amount of secondary succession has taken place, although many rainforests would not regrow so quickly.