Language English Cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) in the Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme Green aracari chicks (Pteroglossus viridis) in the Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme de Montréal Painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) in the Laurentian Maple Forest Ecosystem Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray) Thorny skate (Amblyraja radiata) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme de Montréal (Jesse Bouffard) Razorbill auk (Alca torda) in the Labrador Coast Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme Rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) in the Sub-Antarctic Islands Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme de Montréal (Claude Lafond) Beavers (Castor canadensis) in the Laurentian Maple forest Photo: Biodôme de Montréal (Claude Lafond) Lynxes (Lynx canadensis), a mother and three cubs Photo: Biodôme de Montréal (Claude Lafond) The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem Photo: Biodôme de Montréal Groupe OngletFull visitDiscover the Ecosystems (1.5 hours) Do you have 1 to 1½ hours to visit our museum? Then get ready for an experience of immersion in five ecosystems of the Americas! Discover the Biodôme, where more than 4,800 animals from 230 different species and some 750 plant species await you under one roof. Experienced guides will lead you on this trip through the Americas that begins in the luxurious Tropical Rainforest. In the Laurentian Maple Forest, where – no small feat – the cycle of seasons is reproduced, lynx, beavers and otters will delight you. Next, the gigantic saltwater basin in the Gulf of St. Lawrence offers a view of its rich submarine fauna and the many birds that live on the surface. The visit ends with the charming penguins of the sub-Antarctic regions … a unique experience! To learn more about the 5 ecosystems of the Americas: Animals from the Tropical Rainforest Discover the most heavily populated ecosystem at the Biodôme!Animals from the Laurentian Maple Forest View pages about animals that are mostly active at night. Animals from the Gulf of St. Lawrence See pages about fish, invertebrates and birds from the Gulf of St. Lawrence.Animals from the Labrador Coast Some 60 species of Alcidae - also known as auks - live in the ecosystem. Animals from the Sub-Antarctic Islands All the birds in the Speniscidae family - the penguin family.