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"Taiga" refers to a biome characterized by coniferous forests. Taigas have very cold climates with highs reaching only 50 degrees in the summer. A taiga experiences very little precipitation throughout the year, averaging between 200 mm and 750 mm annually.

Very few plants can survive in the taiga due to its harsh weather conditions. Most plants, such as the pine tree, are coniferous that can survive the cold of the taiga. Some plants, like the Lady's Slipper Orchid, is a rare species found in the taiga, growing under trees for protection from the cold. The Labrador Tea is also a rare plant found in the Taiga.

The Taiga is full of large mammals including bears and moose. Birds in the taiga include snowy owls and snow geese. Insects are mostly mosquitoes and beetles.