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1 Taiga (Biome) Cameron Tarpley and Celeste Anderson

2 Geography and Climate Description: cold forest, doesn’t receive much food. Soil type: young and poor in nutrients. Size: largest biome in the world. Precipitation:12-33 inches of rain a year Temperature Range: winter- 65°F-30°F summer-20°F-70°F

3 Geography and Climate (cont.) Climate: cold winters, average summers, and usually hot/humid or very cold.

4 Biodiversity Plant Species: conifers (cones), trees (evergreens), grass, and leaves. Animal Species: arctic fox, arctic hare, arctic wolf, brown/black bear, caribou, husky, bald eagle, snowy owl, and wolverine.

5 Adaptations Plants: Trees drop their leaves in the fall to survive heavy snowstorms in the winter. The evergreen’s cone shape helps prevent damage.

6 Adaptations (cont.) Animals: The fox’s tail (sweep) helps the fox change direction quickly. Their small size minimizes heat loss. The snowy owl can sneak up on prey because their fluffy exterior gives them silent flight. Their eye placement gives them silent flight.

7 Interactions Biotic: 1) hard for organisms to survive in the taiga without proper adaptations. 2)The snow is still capable of breaking tree branches. 3) Because it is the largest biome it contains a lot of plants and animals and their habitats.

8 Works Cited

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