North American Forest Fauna
American temperate rainforests are found along the north-western coast
of the continent, in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, northern California,
and Canada's British Columbia.
These forests contain animals like sitka
deer, wolf, marbled murrelet, bald eagle, spotted owl, and bears like
grizzly bears and black bears. Another patch of rainforests in north
America is in Appalachian mountain ranges. These forests contain
bobcats, raccoons, skunks, black bears, caribous, elks, mooses, wolves,
deers, rabbits, hares, squirrels, beavers, and many species of birds,
frogs and reptiles.
European Temperate Rainforest
European temperate rainforests are found in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, southern
Norway, northern Spain, and western Croatia. Irish
contain many animal species including the Irish Stoat and Irish hare.
The forests of Norway contain bears, lynx and elk among others. Spanish
forests contain chamois, ibex, wild boar and brown bear amongst others.
And in Croatia, there are deer, wolves, bears, and many endemic birds,
insects and reptiles including the endangered griffon
Asian Temperate Rainforest Animals
temperate rainforests are found in Japan, Russia's far east, Korea and
southern China. Japanese forests contain the Japanese antelope
Kamoshika, snow monkeys, minks, otters, deer, bears, moles, shrews,
bats, and birds like cranes, egrets, herons and others. In the far east
of Russia, there are Kamchatka's brown bears, gorals,
snow leopards, Far Eastern leopard, and Siberian tiger.
Oceania Australasia Rainforest
temperate rainforests are found in southern parts of Australia
and on both islands of New Zealand. Australian
temperate forests contain animals
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