South of tundra is taiga. Taiga’s summers are longer and warmer than Tundra.
There is not any permafrost in Taiga. Conifers have needle like leaves
that stay on the trees all year long. Because conifers are so thick and
its leaves do not fall off the forest floor is shaded all the time. Therefore
small shrubs and small flowering plants cannot grow. Much life of the paper
and lumber we use is from Taiga forests. Other forests in Taiga are maintained
for National Parks. Yellowstone, Sequoia, and Yosemite are National Parks
in Taiga of the United States. Some of the common animals in the Taiga
region is elk, owls, wasps, geese, hawks, black bears, moose, beetles,
and lots of other animals. Some common Plants are conifers, spruces, firs,
pines, and hemlocks. Taiga’s tempatures range between 29 degrees Celsius
to 12 degrees Celsius.