Taiga

Leopoldo Esquibel

Climate

Subarctic Climate, cold winds

Avg. Temp. (32F,0C) summer temp. (50F,10C)

Precipitation

Avg. Precipitation 12-33 in. (30-85 cm.)

Are there seasons in the taiga?

There are 4 seasons but will mostly seem like 2 summer and winter which stand out the most
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Location

The taiga is located in Canada, North America and Russia, Asia
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Animals

Animals in the taiga


  • Foxes
  • Bears
  • Lynx
  • Grey wolves
  • Squirrels
  • Ferrets
  • Moose/caribou
  • Rabbits
  • Owls

Adaptations for animals

There are three main types of adaption

  • Migration
  • Hibernation
  • Adapted fur

Taiga Biome Documentary - Emma Chang

Plants

Plants in the taiga

  • Moss
  • Pine
  • White spruce
  • Douglas fir

Adaptions for plants

There are four main types of adaptations for plants


  • Many trees are evergreen
  • Many trees needle like leaves
  • Wax on leaves which prevent evaporation
  • Dark color leaves

Threats

There are three ways the taiga biome is running away

Humans have affected in two ways

  • Pollution
  • Making space
Nature has affected by

  • Infect infestation
Insects cause plagues

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Taiga Pictures

http://mbgnet.net/sets/taiga/plants/

http://weldytaigabiome.weebly.com/landforms.html

http://www.jellyfields.com/photo/12308574344/lee-petersen,red-countryside,autumn-red-fall-alaska-landscape-foliage-spruce-tundra-taiga-denalinationalpark-vision-mountain-071-vision-outdoor-086-vision-sky-0882-vision-clouds-0538