Boreal Forest (Taiga)
Geographic locations of the boreal forests (taigas)
United States, Canada, Europe and asia.
Temperature in the boreal forest (taiga)
Cold, long, snowy winters and warm, humid summers.
Precipitation in the boreal forest (taiga)
Primarily in the form of snow. Between 40-100 centimeters annually.
Animals that live in boreal forest (taiga)
Caribou, black bears, moose, timber wolves, wood bison, beavers, woodpeckers.
Plants that live in the boreal forest (taiga)
Coniferous evergreen trees (tress that produce cones and needles; some needles remain on the trees all year long), like spruces, pines and firs.
Soil characteristics of the boreal forest (taiga)
Soil is thin, nutrient poor and acidic.