Wednesday, October 14, 2009

October Trivia Contest #2

October 12-18 is World Rainforest Week
We have a number of items available for checkout concerning the rainforest. The Planet Earth DVDs are available for checkout, and it has a wonderful section on jungles, available at DVD 591.7. We also have a few books available for checkout concerning rainforests and their ecosystems. Click here for ideas on how to celebrate World Rainforest Week and click here to watch the film Green, which tells a story through the eyes of a female Orangutan whose habitat is threatened by corporate deforestation.

Question #2 & #3
What percentage of the world's flowering plants live only in the rainforest?
What percentage of rainforest plants have been tested for medicinal use?

To participate in this month's contest, simply email the answer with your name to and for each correct answer, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize.

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