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Unformatted text preview: -Birds and large mammals Temperate Forest :-broad leaved decidious trees-mid latitutdes in northern hemisphere-Winters are cold &amp; summers are hot and humid-Destroyed by: agricultures and development Temperate Grassland :-Maintained by fire, seasonal droughts, and grazing by large mammals-Winters are cold and dry &amp; Summers are hot and wet Tropical rain forests :-equatorial and subequatorial regions-abundant rainfall, warm temperatures-vertical stratification-high animal diversity-Destroyed by: Agricultures and development Tundra:-covers large areas of the Arctic-long, cold winters &amp; short, mild summers-dwarfed, matlike vegetation-Migratory large mammals and birds-Damaged by: mineral and oil extraction...
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- Spring '10