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Which biome has nutrient poor soils?
Woodland/shrubland biome
What are three animals that live in the woodland/shrubland biome?
Coyotes, foxes, and mountain lions
What are two plants that are in the woodland/shrubland biome?
Woody evergreen shrubs and oily herb
What biome has sparse life compared to other biomes?
Subtropical Desert Biome
What biome can support the life of a Zebratail lizard, Bactrian Camel, and a Rock Hyrax?
Subtropical Biome
How much precipitation does Subtropical Desert Biome get?
less than 100cm per year
What biome has a growing season of less than 3 months?
Boreal Forest Biome
What biome has atleast 20 cm per year to over 200 cm of precipitation a year?
Boreal Forest Biome
What are 3 examples animals that can be found in Boreal Forest Biome?
Bobcats, Elk, and Porcupine
What biome has atleast 200 cm per year to 350 cm per year of percipitation?
The Temperate Rain Forest Biome
What biome supports the life of an Indian paitbrush, Bigleaf Maple, mosses and lichens?
The Temperate Rain Forest Biome
What is the obvious element of the climate in the Temperate Rain Forest biome?
precipitation
What biome has a mixture of deciducus and coniferous trees?
Temperate Seasonal Forest Biome
In the Temperate Seasonal Forest Biome the soils are rich with __________.
humus
What are 4 examples of animals that live in the Temperate Seasonal Forest biome?
Black Bears, Bobcats, skunks and raccoons.
What is the tundra biome characterized by?
Permafrost, a layer of permanently frozen sub soil.
3 examples of plants that can be found in the tundra.
mosses, linchens and sedges
3 examples of animals that live in the tundra.
migratory waterfowl, shore bired, artic fox
How much precipitation does the temperate grassland/ desert biome receive?
50.8 to 127 cm (20-50inches) per year
what kind of animals can be found in the temperate grassland/desert biome?
giraffes, zebras, kangaroos, moles, and gophers
What two seasons do temperate grassland/deserts?
rainy and dry
How much precipitation does a tropical seasonal forest/savannah biome get?
50 cm to almost 300 cm per year
What are 3 types of animals are in the tropical seasonal forest/ savannah?
scorpion, white-throated magpie jay, and a southern white Rhino
What are 2 types of plants that can be found in the tropical seasonal forest/savannah?
Indio Desnuda, and Acacias
How much precipitation does the tropical rain forest biome recieve?
about 250 cm to 450 cm per year
where are most of the nutrients retained in tthe tropical rain forest biome?
in the soil
What are 4 types of animals that live in the tropical rain forest biome?
Gorillas,z-toed sloths, spider monkey, and orangutan

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