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Interesting facts about junglesFun Jungle Facts

Want to learn about Jungles? Read on and enjoy our fun jungle facts for kids! Find a wide range of interesting information that will help you understand what a jungle is and why they are so unique.


  • Jungles are overgrown with wild tangles of vegetation and dense forest.

  • Jungles and rainforests are similar, but while rainforests have thick canopies of tall trees that block out light, jungles allow more light in, making it easier for plants to grow.

  • The extra light creates dense areas of plants and vegetation that can be difficult to navigate.

  • Jungles are often found surrounding rainforests.

  • Jungles are home to a wide range of plants and animals.

  • Over half of the world's species live in a jungle environment.

  • Jungles are usually in warm places with high rainfall.

  • The word ‘jungle’ comes from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘uncultivated land’.

  • The saying “The Law of the Jungle” comes from Rudyard Kipling’s collection of stories called The Jungle Book, published in 1894.

  • While lions have the nickname “The King of the Jungle” they typically live in savannah and grassland.

  • Tarzan is a famous fictional character who is raised by apes in African jungles.







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