Taiga Biome. By: Moutaz Shabab. Where is the Taiga Located. The taiga is the biggest biome in the world, located on the northern hemisphere of the world, stretching across the world from Alaska to Russia. Plants of the Taiga. Douglas-Fir.
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By: Moutaz Shabab
The taiga is the biggest biome in the world, located on the northern hemisphere of the world, stretching across the world from Alaska to Russia.
The Douglas-Fir is a tall tree it can grow from 12-18 meters high and like most of the taiga plants it has needles. It is a very important tree because it is used for lumber
the leaves are used for tea and is a
last resort food source for animals.
The way it adapts to the climate is
that it has needles that help store
water and that it has a very rough
The jack pine is also a tall tree it can grow to be 27 meters tall. Has a reddish-brown color for it’s bark and yellowish-green color for the needles. It adapts to the biome
because it’s branches always
face the sun and move to the
direction of the sun.
The Siberian spruce is a very tall tree that can grow up to be 30 meters tall. It has drooping branches that make it look like a
pyramid and it is very glossy. The way it
adapts to the environment is that
needles that help store water and it has this
sticky substance around the tree that
keeps the tree warm to survive the
The bobcat looks like a normal domestic cat except it is larger than the normal cat. It gets it’s name from it’s short bobby tail. The bobcat has two colors for the winter and summer. It is a carnivore.
It’s main diet is mice, squirrel
and birds. The way it adapts to the
environment is that the two colors,
that change into reddish brown
in the summer and tawny grey in
The Gray Wolf is the largest wild canine. It has different coat colors like gray, brown, white, and black. They have long legs and wide paws. Gray Wolves are carnivores. Their main diet is moose and caribou, when in need they eat rodents and scavenge. The gray wolf has many adaptations. They have long fur, 20 times
better hearing than humans and
100 times keener smell than
humans and have a great
amount of stamina.
The Snowshoe Rabbit is the one of the largest rabbits in the world. It’s coat is white in the winter and gray in the summer. The Snowshoe Rabbit is a herbivore. Their main diet is grass and clover in the summer, and bark, twigs, and buds in the winter. The way
it adapts to the biome is that
the back feet of the rabbit
can widen so that their feet
can be like snowshoes. It also
has fur under it’s feet so that it
can improve the traction control
of the foot.
One of the most major resources are lumber because of it’s excess of trees. It also has medicinal products. There is some natural minerals underneath the taiga. They also take fur from the animals and most of the animals of the taiga are endangered. This
is a bad thing due to the
deforestation of the forests,
and the the extinction of
One of the main human activities on the taiga is the deforestation of the forest to collect the wood of trees or to mine underneath the forest. Another one of the human activities is hunting animals for their fur. That is endangering animals.
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