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					      FOREST

Jerica, Alice, Jonathon,
  Matt, and Michael
                    Forest Plants
•   Deciduous Forests        Taiga Forests
•   Red Ash Hickory          Pine Trees
•   Poison Ivy               Grass
•   Poison Oak               Bushes
•   Oak Trees                Evergreen Trees
•   Maple Trees              Flowers
•   Flowers                  Dandelions
•   Beech Trees
•   Chess Tree
•   Purple Trees
•   Blue Grass
Plant life
              Aspen trees




             Pine needles
 Trees
                        Forest Animals
•   Deciduous Forests         Taiga
•   Bald Eagles               Muskrat
•   Brown Bear                Short-Tailed Weasel
•   Beaver                    Scorpion
•   Cardinal                  Red Tailed Hawk
•   Deer                      Reindeer
•   Collared peccary          Great Horned Owl
•   Squirrel                  Moose
•   Fox                       Foxes
•   Earth Worm                Malamute
•   Dhole                     Musk Ox
•   Frog
•   Weasel
               Squirrel
                                      Grey wolf
 Black bear




Least weasel              Wolverine
Ant
       White Tailed Deer




 Owl             Bobcat
          FOREST
Temperate deciduous forests are forests in cool, rainy areas. They have
trees that lose their leaves in fall and regrow them in Spring. Temperate
deciduous forest Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. In the Northern
Hemisphere, these forests are found in North America, Europe, and Asia. In
the Southern Hemisphere, there are smaller areas of these forests,in South
America, Africa, and Australia. The growing season in these forests is about
6 months long.
A Taiga forest, also called a boreal forest or Northern coniferous forest, is
a cold woodland forest. This biome spans the Northern parts of North
America, Europe, and Asia. Taigas are generally located south of tundras and
north of temperate deciduous forests and temperate grasslands. The taiga is
the largest land biome on Earth, covering about 50 million acres of land, this
is about 17% of the Earth’s land area. Taiga is a Russian word for marshy pine
forest.
        Interesting Facts
• The taiga is characterized by a harsh and
  cold climate.
• Taiga is low in animal density.
• Deciduous forests are forests in cool, rainy
  areas.
• Deciduous forest have trees that lose
  their leaves in the fall and regrow them in
  the spring.
• Deciduous forests have four distinct
  seasons

				
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