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Mia LaVigne

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Transcript of Taiga

Plant Life
The major type of vegetation in the Taiga biome are coniferous evergreens.
The winters are long, dark and cold with lots of snow.
The summers are warm and short when the daylight can be up to 20 hours long.
Fact #1
The Taiga covers almost 11% of the earth.
List of Animals
American Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Canadian Lynx
Grey Wolf
A bobcat's body is about two feet long, and its tail is approximately four to eight inches long. The bobcat gets its name from it's stubby tail. A bobcat's weight range is between thirteen and twenty three pounds. It stands twenty to twenty four inches tall. A bobcat's paw print is a little over an inch wide.
River Otter
The river otter is 25-30 inches long from head to body, and its tail is 16-18 inches long. They weigh about 10-33 pounds. They have a long, slender, and sleek body with a tapered tail. They have a coat that is about 2.5 inches thick.
Canadian Wolf
The gray wolf is the largest wild canine. They are around 3 feet tall at the shoulder and are about 3 to 5 feet in length from nose to tail tip. Their weight ranges from 40 to 176 pounds. Male wolves are larger than females.
Balsam Fir
Black Spruce
Douglas Fir
Eastern Red Ceder
Jack Pine
White Spruce
Most spruce needles are four-sided, stiff, and less than one inch long, 2.5 centimeters to be exact. The needle-like leaves attached to the common spruce trees are used to hold in moisture.
High is 30° F
Low is -65° F
High is 70° F
Low is 30° F
Average is 50° F
Grizzly Bear
Long-Eared Owl
Red Fox
River Otter
Snowshoe Rabbit
Long-Eared Owl
The Long-Eared Owl is a medium sized owl which is approximately 35 centimeters long (around 13 inches) and weighs 8-10 ounces. It is called long eared because of the tuft of feather on its head that look like ears. They have ears.
Common name: Timber Wolf
Paper Birch
Siberian Spruce
White Fir
White Poplar
White Spruce
White Fir
The White Fir is up to 60-100 feet tall and can live up to 300 years making it a very large forest tree. The cones are 2-5 inches long colored an olive green to purple color.
Jack Pine

The Jack pine usually grows to be twenty-seven meters tall and sixteen and thirty-two centimeter diameter around the trunk.The bark of the jack pine is a reddish-brown. The bark is also flat.
Black Spruce
The Black Spruce is a tall tree. It can grow to be 25 meters tall. It grows in the Taiga biome. As the tree gets older the crown of the tree gets more and more like a spike. The Black Spruce has sharp needles with four sides on them.
The Taiga climate
has an average annual rainfall of 12-33 inches (30-84 cm) and most of it falls in the summer as rain.
The following picture is a graph of precipitation and temperature
The general description of
the habitat
It is a snowy evergreen forest most of
the year, the other part of the year it
is a normal evergreen forest.
The following picture is a picture of our animal.
The name is

Blue Planet Biomes
Soft School
The world's oldest trees can be found in the taiga. The Bristlecone pines in California are a prime example. One of them is 4,600 years old!

Interesting Fact #2
The food chain shows...
The food chain shows what animals are eaten by another animal.
One order is...
The bird eat the Insects, the Bird gets eaten by the Owl the Owl gets eaten by the Lynx
Another is...
The Elk or Moose gets eaten by the Fox.

There are many, many more.

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I hope you learned something about the Taiga
The Red colored area is where the Taiga biome is on the world map.
The Zepple is able to survive in this climate because of its fur, and it's wings so it can fly. It has the body of a river otter, and the ears of the long eared owl.
Fact # 3

There is a bird that only lives in a jack pine forest.
The jack pine forest is located in Michigan
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