Tropical Seasonal Forest

Makayla Lang-Bennett

About this forest

  • These forests are defined by their distinct wet and dry season.
  • During the dry season they receive no precipitation and things die off.
  • During the dry season this forest looks very dry and brown.
  • During the wet seasons this forest receives a lot of precipitation. I
  • It looks very beautiful, green, and vibrant.

Where are these biomes found?

These biomes are mostly located in:

  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • West Africa
  • The West Indies
  • Northern Australia
  • Southern Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Brazil

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Animals

The animals that live here have to have special adaptations to live through the dry season of this forest. These animals include:


  • Bobcats
  • Tigers
  • Giraffes
  • Mountain Lions
  • Coyotes
  • White Rhinos
  • Shrews
  • Merriam's Kangaroo Rats

Plants

There is little vegetation in these forests due to long seasons without water.

  • The oldest living trees are the bristlecone pines, which are 4600 years old.
  • Leaves shed in the dry season to preserve moisture.

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