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Unformatted text preview: summers can be quite hot-Provides habitats for a wide variety of species-Towering cone-bearing evergreen trees such as pine, spruce, fir, and hemlock-Has long, cold winters with heavy snowfall-Not a very diverse amount of animals 3. Desert organisms such as the saguaro cacti have pleats that enable the plants to expand and to store water during wet periods. Many desert animals, such as the kangaroo rat, are small burrowers that are active in the cool evenings. Pg 781-782 q. 2 2. The main difference between primary succession and secondary succession is that secondary succession still has its soil intact while primary succession does not. This allows things to grow in secondary succession more easily....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '09