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Temperate Rainforest Food Web

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This is a Temperate Rainforest Food Web. See if you can identify all the parts of the food web that make this a functioning, healthy ecosystem. Look for:

The Producers – trees, shrubs and grass

The Primary Consumers – snowshoe hare, mice, voles, chipmunks, deer, seed-eating birds

The Secondary Consumers – owls, bobcat, bear

The Scavengers mushrooms, fungus, insects, raccoon

The Decomposers or Detritivores – mushrooms, insects and microorganisms.

*Read More About Temperate Rainforests.

Temperate Rainforest Food Web

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Amsel, Sheri. "Temperate Rainforest Food Web" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2023. March 24, 2023
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