FOOD FROM THE FOREST!
Unscramble the names of these common foods and seasonings that originated in tropical rain forests:
ecahcoolt (made from cacao)
Scientists believe that about 75,000 plant species have parts that we could eat. Our current food crops are based on only about 30 species.
Scientists believe that the world’s remaining rain forests are disappearing at the rate of about 50 million acres per year.
(Augusta Chronicle: April 18, 1994)
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