Cable Car Ride in the Jungle Canopy

Free video about a cable car ride in the canopy of the cloudy rain forest close to the jungles of Ecuador. This video was created by near Mindo of Ecuador. Mindo is a rural parish in Ecuador, located in the Los Bancos canton in the province of Pichincha. The parish is known for its growing eco tourism industry based in the Mindo-Nambillo Protected Forest. The cable car ride was $5. So, a minute in the air was equal to $5. A cable car is any of a variety of transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate. The world's longest operable cable way is the Forsby-Köping limestone cable way in Sweden. It is 42 km long. Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall. Around 40% to 75% of all biotic species are indigenous to the rain forests. Tropical rain forests are rainforests in the tropics in the equatorial zone. A Jungle is an area of land in the tropics overgrown with dense vegetation. In biology, the canopy is the aboveground portion of a plant community or crop, formed by plant crowns. For forests, canopy also refers to the upper layer or habitat zone. The canopy of a rainforest is typically about 10m thick, and intercepts around 95% of sunlight. Shade trees normally have a dense canopy that blocks light from lower growing plants. The tropics is a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator. This jungle is also a cloud forest. A cloud forest is a generally tropical or subtropical evergreen, moist forest characterized by low-level clouds.