Presentation on theme: "By Hannah Stefanchik. Climatic Conditions All four seasons occur within the forest Spring is short and mild April to June Winter is very long and cold."— Presentation transcript:
Climatic Conditions All four seasons occur within the forest Spring is short and mild April to June Winter is very long and cold Mid-November to March Summer is very warm and humid Mid-June to mid-September Early summer is called changema, the rainy season Late summer is called hanyorum, hot and humid Autumn is dry and sunny Mid-September to mid-November Average temperature in autumn is 70 During the summer and fall it usually rains about 20-40 inches
Flora Teak, tectona grandis Native to southeastern Asia and Malaya Yellowish brown, greasy bark Very durable wood used for construction Resistant to termites & decay Introduced in West Indies and Panama Has grown 64 feet height, 18 inch diameter in 16 years
Flora Asian Satinwood, chloroxylon swietenia Yellow to brown heartwood Sometimes mottled Satin-like shine and fine, dense grain Used to make cabinets, furniture, and even brushes
Fauna Japanese Macaque, also known as the Snow Monkey 2 to 4 feet long, weighs 22 to 66 lbs. Males much larger than females Red, human-like face and a thick furry coat either brown or gray Heavy coat in winter, light coat in summer Cheek pouch to store food when foraging Use all four legs to walk on
Fauna Dhole, also known as the red dog of Asia About 3 feet long with a 17 inch tail Red-brown coat with black-tipped tail Danger of extinction because loss of habitat Social dog that makes many high-pitched screams and whistles Hunt deer, wild goats, mountain sheep in small packs of 5-12 Very good swimmers and very keen sense of smell
Value of Deciduous Forest in East Asia Forests covered less than 19% of Asia by end of 20 th century Abundant in northern and eastern Asia, sparse in southwest Asia Very evident destruction in China because of farming that has destroyed the forests and much arable land Need to continue to grow because it is home to many plants and animals
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