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The Taiga Wednesday 14, February

MARCOS MEMBRENO CHARLIE LEHR BRANDON GARCIA

The Taiga is a fantastic Biome in the northern parts of the globe. It is full of wonderful mammals. Although its plant species aren't as varied, the few species are still fabulous.


The weather in the Taiga can change from -17°C to 18°C in most of the months it does snow a lot.

The Tipsy Timber or drunken forests is mainly in the Taiga because of the soil in Taiga. The forest has trees leaning in different directions.


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Secession Primary Secession Taiga is like when the pioneers came to the Taiga and planted plants which brought animals and more population in the Taiga

Secondary Secession in the Taiga happen when forest fires happen in the summer. It is a little good because it creates more room for new plants.


Primary Produces & Decomposers Grey Willow Salix cerenea Honey fungus Armillaria mellea

The Grey willows produce food for many of the primary consumers. The Grey willow trees and weeds are very vital to the stability of the food web. Honey fungus mushrooms are decomposers There are 10 different species of honey fungus mushrooms


Primary Consumers Rabbits Pentalagus Rabbits are primary consumers. Rabbits are herbivores. They eat the primary produces. Rabbits diet consist of grass and  other local plants. A female rabbit is called a doe, a  male rabbit is called a buck, and a baby rabbit is called a kit. Rabbits were classified as rodents until 1912. Rabbits are born blind and tend to cuddle up with each other.


Secondary Consumers Foxes Vulpes vulpes

Foxes are small to medium-sized creators. A fox's lifespan can go from 2-5 years in the wild, and up to 15 years as a house pet. When foxes are babies they sleep underground in a burrow, while their parents find food. However, when they get old enough to extricate themselves from the pack they become solitary. Adult foxes remain solitary and are not pack animals. The smallest fox weighs in at just under 3 pounds.


Tertiary Consumers Lynx Eurasian Lynx

Lynxes are very large cats, even bigger than full grown german shepards. They weigh around 40-66 pounds. Their length can range from 22 inches to 47 inches. This outrageously large creature has killer instincts. Sometimes you may catch them hunting in pairs of groups of 3 or 4. During the day Lynxes usually hide and sleep. During the night t


Food Web THE TAIGA FOOD CHAIN Tertiary  

Secondary

Primary

Decomposers

Fungi

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Grass


Geography WHERE IN THE WORLD The Taiga is a cold biome in the world, which is why it is in the northern parts of the world right under the tundra. It covers the top of North America, Europe, and Asia. For example it covers Russia, Canada, Scandinavia

Where in on the Globe

The Taiga In Russia


Deforestation To many trees being cut down In Taiga's trees in the forest are being cut down to fast for them to populate It's cutting down homes for animals and humans are the cause of this People protects some areas in the forest, but still illegal logging is still a problem

Climate Change From global warming, caused by humans People might think that the Winter is bad for the animals so it's helping, but the animals are used to cold weather It causes glaciers to melt and flow down to the soil. Which makes the soil permanently frozen


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