The tropical rainforest biome is mainly found in three major geographic areas around the world. Central America- Amazon river basin Africa- Zaire basin, with a small area in West Africa; also eastern Madagascar Indo-Malaysia- west coast of India, Assam, Southeast Asia, New Guinea and Queensland, Australia
Elephants drink water at a dam inside the Addo Elephant National Park near Port Elizabeth, South Africa. [image] Demand from Asia for quality ivory of rain forest pachyderm has spiked in African rainforest zones. Poachers have killed more than 11,000 elephants in Gabon's Minkebe National Park rain forest since 2004, Gabon's government said on Wednesday, with the massacre fueled by increasing demand for ivory in Asia.