Forest Animals: What You Should Know

Our forest animals include many different ants and beetles. Birds such as woodpeckers, jays, or nightingales live in the trees. On the ground, reptiles and amphibians such as slow worms, toads, newts, and salamanders stalk and crawl. Foxes, rabbits, hedgehogs, roe deer, deer, badgers, martens, mice, wild boars, and many more live in the forest. Extinct mammals have also migrated back into some forests, such as the lynx, the wolf, or even the brown bear.

These animals belong to the forests north of the Alps. It depends a lot on what forest you’re talking about. That’s why it’s not possible to say exactly what forest animals actually are. Therefore, this term does not exist in the science of biology, but rather in school teaching and children’s books.

In the jungle of Africa, there are certainly monkeys, snakes, parrots, and many other animals. The panda lives in some forests in Asia. The koala is native to Australia. So you could list more animals that live there in every country and almost every forest.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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