canopy the uppermost layer of branches in forest trees
dangle to hang and swing loosely
dappled marked with spots
fragrant having or giving off a pleasing odor; sweet-smelling
pollen a fine, yellowish powder released from the anthers of flowers. Grains of pollen carried by insects, wind, etc., to the pistils of flowers fertilize them
pollinate to carry pollen from anthers to pistils; bring pollen to. Flowers are pollinated by bees, bats, wind, etc.
slithered moved with a sliding motion
A man t reks into the Amazon rain forest to chop down a great kapok tree but ends up napping instead. As he sleeps, the creatures that live in the kapok tree whisper in his ear, asking him not to destroy their home. When the man wakes, he looks at the animals gathered around him and decides not to cut down the tree after all.