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5. What is a biome?
A large region throughout which living conditions for plants and animals are broadly similar, so the
region can be classified according to its vegetation type.
6. Where in the world is the biome?
· The biomes of the world are found in these locations…
7. What is the biome like?
The gray wolf is an adaptive animal that once inhabited a variety of biomes within North America including boreal
forest, temperate deciduous forest and temperate grasslands. Deciduous forests is their main biome which is found three
separate regions in the northern hemisphere. The types of trees you can find in these three regions are broad leafed
deciduous trees and some of the evergreen species. The trees are more commonly known as ash, beech, birch and
northern arrow-wood. The soil is very fertile. In fact, some of the great agricultural regions are found in this biome. That is
one of the reasons there aren't a lot of original deciduous forests left in the world. Most of the forests have been cleared for
agriculture. China has been clearing the natural trees for at least 4,000 years and most of the forests are man-made. Most
deciduous forests are found in Eastern North America somewhere around 35-48° N, and Europe and Asia around 45-60° N.
There are some deciduous regions in the southern hemisphere but their plants and animals are different from those of the
northern deciduous forests
8. What is the weather: rainfall, temperatures, wind,
Are there seasonal differences in weather?
The Deciduous forest average temperature is around 50° F - about 10° C. The average rainfall is 30-60 inches - 75-150
cm per year. You can find all four seasons: winter is cold and frosty, summer is hot and humid, fall is cool and
breezy, and spring is warm and breezy. There is about a 6 month growing season during the year.