The Son Doong Cave in Vietnam is the largest cave passage in the world. This huge and intricate cave system was created by water that percolated down from a rainforest above, ultimately carving into the rock. Deep inside the cave sits a flourishing jungle, which grows 200 meters below ground level in an area where the cave roof has collapsed. Home to an impressive eco-system with a dangerous system of pathways, this rainforest is quite the destination. To date, only explorers and very few tourists have laid eyes on it. Would you dare to be one of them?
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Inside of a Rainforest, Inside of a Cave
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Key Facts In This Video
Son Doong Cave is home to its own rainforest, which flourishes where part of the cave roof has collapsed. 00:22
See some of the organisms that live in Son Doong Cave: 00:55
Mist gathers as part of Son Doong Cave's microclimate. 01:47
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