"Ranito" is a made-up story based on real-life issues. Many animals lose their habitat due to pollution. The map below shows the tropical rainforests remaining in the world today. Little by little, these forests are disappearing because of human carelessness. In the photo, you can see one example of an industry that destroys the forest: rubber. 
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Story text and images © Lori Langer de Ramírez