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Taiga susquenita

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  • 1. Taiga
  • 2. Traits
    Location
    North America
    Eurasia
    Climate
    Cold
    Low of -54
    High of 21
  • 3. Location
    Taiga Biomes are mainly located in North America and Eurasia. The green on the map is a visual view of where exactly the biome is located.
  • 4. Black Bear
    • The black bear is commonly found in North America.
    • 5. It has been described as having rounded ears and short claws.
    • 6. The Black Bear is know for its dark almost black color.
    • 7. Although it has no predators other then hunters, it feed on a wide variety of coniferous trees and small animals.
  • Snowshoe Rabbit
    • The Snowshoe Rabbit is commonly found living in the Taiga Biome.
    • 8. It was given its name due to its toes which are able to spread out resembling a snowshoe.
    • 9. The Snowshoe Rabbit is known to be 3-4lbs and 20inchs in length.
    • 10. This animal feeds mainly on grass and soft leaves.
    • 11. Its predators are the animals such as the Lynx, Wolf, and Long eared owl.
  • Long Eared Owl
    • The long eared owl is commonly found in the Taiga biome.
    • 12. Despite its name, the long eared owl really doesn’t have long ears at all. It gets its name due to one ear being half the size then the other.
    • 13. The long eared owl is know for its yellow eyes and black beak.
    • 14. Its grows to a length of 35cm.
    • 15. The long eared owl hunts in the dark and feeds off small mice, rabbits, and sometimes birds.
  • Jack Pine
    • The Jack pine is also commonly found in the Taiga biome.
    • 16. It grows to a height of 27 meters tall.
    • 17. The jack pine adapts to snowfalls and cold weather conditions, and also grows in sandy solid/ semi cold regions.
    • 18. The jack pine is known for its long branches, reddish colored bark, and its leaves as well as pine cones.
    • 19. The jack pine serves as a food provider for small rodents.
  • Black Spruce
    • The Black spruce is commonly found it the Taiga biome.
    • 20. Its grows to a height of 25 meters tall.
    • 21. Its able to grow in poor soil and cold climates as well.
    • 22. The black spruce is known for its short branches, sharp needles, as well as its rough bark with a thick gray/brown color.
    • 23. The black spruce serves as a food provider for birds.
  • Balsam Fir
    • The Balsam fir is commonly found in the Taiga biome.
    • 24. Its medium sized and grows to a height of 80ft tall.
    • 25. Its known for its broad base, slender top, and dark leaves (green on top white on bottom)
    • 26. Its branches grow at a right angle and its bark is a smooth gray color.
  • Work cited
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    http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/snowshoe_rabbit.htm
    http://www.buzzle.com/articles/taiga-biome-taiga-animals-and-plants.html
    http://www.glaciermt.com/images/secondary/lynx.jpg
    http://www.icis.com/blogs/asian-chemical-connections/black-bear.jpg
    http://www.duiops.net/seresvivos/galeria/pumas/Survival%20Of%20The%20Fittest_Cougar%20Ch
    asing%20Snowshoe%20Rabbit.jpg
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    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3513/3234838701_9fdca62047.jpg?v=0
    http://forest.mtu.edu/kidscorner/ecosystems/images/jackpine_stand.jpg
    http://www.owlpages.com/owls.php?genus=Asio&species=otus
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