Where is temperate forest located in North America?

Where is temperate forest located in North America?

Temperate forests are found in eastern North America, northeastern Asia, and central and western Europe. In North America, the Eastern Deciduous Forest stretches from Florida to Maine along the east coast and as far west as Texas and Minnesota.

Which part of the United States has more temperate deciduous forest?

The temperate deciduous forest biome occupies most of the eastern part of the United States and a small strip of southern Ontario.

Can a jungle be a rainforest?

A jungle may seem to be similar to a rainforest, but in actuality, there's a distinct difference. If you're thinking of towering trees draped with vines, that would be a rainforest. The canopy of a rainforest blocks out light, resulting in fewer ground plants and thus rainforests are easier to travel through.

Do elephants live in the rainforest?

Forest elephants are an elusive subspecies of African elephants and inhabit the densely wooded rainforests of west and central Africa. ... Forest elephants are smaller than savanna elephants, the other African elephant subspecies.

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Can an elephant kill a lion?

But males are no layabouts — they're effective killers in their own right, particularly when they target larger prey like elephants and buffalo. Aside from humans, lions are the only predators powerful enough to kill an elephant. ... Even a single male can overpower a young elephant.

Are elephants scared of mice?

According to some, elephants are afraid of mice, because they fear that mice will crawl up their trunks. This could cause irritation and blockage, making it hard for elephants to breathe. However, elephant experts say there's no support for this belief.

Does cutting off an elephant's tusks kill it?

The bottom third of each elephant tusk is embedded within the skull of the animal. This part is actually a pulpy cavity that contains nerves, tissue and blood vessels. However, it too is ivory. ... The only way a tusk can be removed without killing the animal is if the animal sheds the tooth on its own.

Can an ant really kill an elephant?

Yes, they have very powerful jaws, and 2 million is a very large number. At the same time, the Elephant's skin is very tough and thick, so they are not going to be chewing through it any time soon, and its trunk will actually allow it to brush them off much more effectively than most other animals would be able too.