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Lesson 6 - The Rain Forest - Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota
Rain forests are a type of tropical forest, other types include: humid seasonal forests, savanna forests, and semi-arid thorn forests. Rain forests and humid seasonal forests are often referred to together as the tropical moist forests ... forests is 81 degrees F. The tremendous lushness of these forests is due to the constant temperature and rainfall year-round. Because there is no dramatic seasonal ...
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Carving Up Downeast Maine: Forest Liquidators Converge on Washington County
Shortly after IP acquired the Champion lands, it began selling "surplus lands" under the name SP Forests LLC. In the last two years ... abuts the refuge. "We were concerned with subdivision, he says. Mystique of Remoteness On a humid, cloudy morning, state forester Geneva Duncan-Frost and this reporter drive through some of the ...
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Neotropical Grasslands: Habitat, Plants and Animals
Espinal – Dry woodlands bordering open grasslands. Gallery Forests – Vegetation bordering streams and rivers. Comparable to ... diversity, Neotropical savannas are found exclusively in warm and humid tropical areas. Their essential characteristic is an herbaceous ... that favors fire resistant vegetation. All savannas are intrinsically seasonal systems. There is always a period of reduced activity ...
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Gulf of Guinea Islands' Biodiversity Network: Bioko
March and April, at the end of the dry season. Although present in the forests of Rio ... . This is collected soley from the forests of Bioko and, although commonly found in the forests of Rio Muni, is not collected or ... . Ayebe. 1997. The markets of non-timber forest products in the humid forest zone of Cameroon. ODI Netwrok Paper 22c. Obama, C. 1998 ...
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2007 IUCN Red List – Search
Ecology Habitat and Ecology: It lives in dry forest, dense humid savannah, and heavily degraded former forest (farm bush). It ... (inland) - Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands 5.8 Wetlands (inland) - Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) 14.4 Artificial/Terrestrial ... . Howell, K.M. 1993. Herpetofauna of the eastern African forests. In: J.C. Lovett and S.K. Wasser (eds), ...
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Los Angeles Habitats: Effects of Climate and Weather
As it rises, it expands and cools adiabatically, and rain falls in abundance, creating tropical rain forests. The rising air creates a permanent low ... . Consequently, areas near the ocean show a maritime climate, with normally much less daily and seasonal fluctuation in temperature than is seen in areas further away from the ocean (compare the ...
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Climatic determinants of global patterns of biodiversity - MarineBio.org
Additionally, the climate of California is very seasonal, with relatively dry air and clear ... woodlands, conifer forest, alpine and tundra, and consider the daily and seasonal changes in temperature and precipitation that organisms face in these ...
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Keeping Marsupials : Keeping and Breeding Marsupials in Captivity, Maintaining Injured and Orphaned Wildlife in Captivity, Animal Husbandry, Australian Marsupials, Australian Mammals, Marsupial Conservation
Later there was an increase of cooler, temperate plant species, indicating either occasional spells of coolness or seasonal cool periods. ... to retract. Much of the rainforest was replaced by grassland. With the retreat of forests, many of the giant browsing marsupials became extinct or rare, while grazing kangaroos flourished ...
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Australia @ National Geographic Adventure Magazine
October) is considered the finest: It's hot but not too humid, dry but not parched. It's also the right time ... "hike") among the parks' sandstone bluffs, tidal estuaries, and shaded billabongs (seasonal river channels). Indigenous people have lived in the area for ... weaving. Nitmiluk, packed with hidden waterfalls and lush valley rain forests, is called "the Dreaming Place" in the local tongue. You' ...
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Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Purus-Madeira moist forests (NT0157)
In the southernmost portion, moist forests blend with patches of woodland savanna vegetation. This hot and humid region receives nearly 100 inches (2500 mm) of precipitation per ... of which are bats. This ecoregion boasts over 570 bird species, including an abundance of seasonal migrants. Here, one might see a small group of endemic naked-eared squirrel monkeys ...
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