Deciduous forest

By: Kori & Treshawn

What in the word does "Deciduous" mean!?

The word "Deciduous" means "falling off or out at a certain season". which means that in the winter, all of the leaves fall of a tree in a deciduous forest.

Where can the deciduous forests be found?

Deciduous forests can be found in the eastern half of north America. There are many deciduous forests in Asia.

What's the average temperature and rainfall?

The average annual temperature in a deciduous forest is 50°, and the average rainfall is 30 to 60 inches per year.

How do the plants adapt to the forest?

The plants adapt to the forest by leaning towards the sun soaking up the nutrients from the ground.

How do the Animals adapt in a deciduous forest?

Animals in a deciduous forest adapt by hibernating during winter and surviving off the land during summer, spring, and fall. they use the trees for food, water, and even shelter.

What type of trees can you find in the deciduous forest?

In the deciduous forest you can find ash trees, oak trees, lime trees, beech trees, birch trees and northern arrowwood trees.

Animals in the deciduous forests.

There are mostly mammals in the deciduous forest such as deer. Most of the animals that live in the deciduous are omnivorous and also most of the animals hibernate during the winter.

more Animals...

Some more common animals found in the deciduous forest are, deer, gray squirrels, mice raccoons, salamanders, snakes, robins, frogs and many types of insects. Some animals migrate south when winter comes.