Deciduous forests occur worldwide from Britain to China. Discover the dramatic seasonal changes that take place in these habitats, as well as the vast array of plant and animal life found within them.
- Deciduous forests are located in all temperate regions.
- The leaves of deciduous trees are a good source of nutrition for many species.
- Deciduous trees respond to seasonal climate change and shed leaves.
- The soil is very fertile, meaning many forests have been cleared for agriculture.
Located throughout the temperate regions of our planet, deciduous forests are primarily found in the United States, Europe, Russia and China.
Unlike coniferous trees, deciduous species respond to seasonal climate change by shedding their leaves in order to conserve resources over the winter months.
Fallen leaves and dead vegetation rot ...
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