Coniferous forests are home to the world's toughest
trees. The evergreen trees in these forests live through extreme weather
conditions. Coniferous forest types include the huge boreal forests in
the northern hemispehere and the much smaller temperate rainforests,
such as America's Pacific Northwest.
A large number of animal species make their
home in coniferous forests. A wide variety of mammals, invertebrates,
and birds live in the coniferous forests.
Some of the most famous animals of the Coniferous Forest