Deciduous Forest Biome
Deciduous forests can be found in the eastern half of North America, and the middle of Europe. There are many deciduous forests in Asia. Some of the major areas that they are in are southwest Russia, Japan, and eastern China. South America has two big areas of deciduous forests in southern Chile and Middle East coast of Paraguay. There are deciduous forests located in New Zealand, and southeastern Australia also. The average annual temperature in a deciduous forest is 50° F. In deciduous forests there are five different zones. The small tree and sapling zone is the second zone. The deciduous forest has four distinct seasons, spring, summer, autumn, and winter. The animals adapt to the climate by hibernating in the winter and living off the land in the other three seasons. The plants have adapted to the forests by leaning toward the sun. A lot of deciduous forests have lost land to farms and towns. by Connie T. 2001 bibliography: nbsp; Bibliography: "World Biomes", 5/1/01"
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