Japan has two main biomes temperate forest and boreal forest. The biggest of the two is the temperate forest covering more than three forth’s of Japan. Temperate forest is a mild weather area that gets Temperatures from -30 degrees C to 30 degrees C with an average precipitation of 75 to 150 cm spread out over the year with at least two to three spices of trees per square mile. Boreal forest is Japans second biome and is a lot smaller only consisting of it’s top most island Boreal forest unlike temperate forest is divided into Seasons of short moist and moderately warm summers and long, cold and dry winters the length of the growing season in the boreal forest is about 130 days. The precipitation is around 40 to 100 cm a year and is usually in the form of snow. SNOW MONKEYS (JAPANESE MACAQUE)
Japanese macaques, commonly known as snow monkeys, are found in the wild only in Japan. They live farther north than any other non-human primate. Like tanukis they are central characters in many folk tales and stories. There are about 150,000 of them in Japan, he are protected animals there but they are widely regarded as pests. Source. (http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://factsanddetails.com/media/2/20090819-Japan-Animals%2520blogspot%25202126790729_ab8488b525.jp) Bonsai is a type of small plant (any kind of small trees!) that is nurtured in a small pot served as an aesthetically harmonious container. JapaneseWindOrchid
Neofinetia falcata, a famous native orchid of Japan, was the favorite of the ruling Shogun. Today, we know it as one of the most beautiful and charming of all orchid species. A compact growing vandaceous type that flowers freely in its summer season and often more than once a year will delight you with its elegant white blooms emitting the most beautiful, sweet coconut-like perfume. Grows easily in bark or moss in pots or baskets along with cattleyas, phals. Frilled Shark
The Frilled Shark is a truly ancient species that has changed...
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