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A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and ... Bogs have distinctive assemblages of animal, fungal and plant species, and are of high importan...

What Are The Common Plants, Animals, And Insects In A Bog?


Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum web modules in Water Quality, Ecosystems, and Energy and Sustainability.



Because of the different growth characteristics of peat moss species, bog surfaces are structured. Water-filled depressions (hollows) create small bog pools.

Bogs | Wildlife Journal Junior - New Hampshire Public Television


Because decomposition happens so slowly, anything that falls into a bog, including animals and people, can be preserved for long periods of time!

What kinds of organisims live in bogs?


Bogs are home to many different species that are unique to the habitat. (Alumäe, H, pers. com., 19/9/00) For example, the picture to the right shows sphagnum ...

bog - National Geographic Society


Sep 12, 2012 ... Quaking bogs bounce when people or animals walk on them, giving them their name. Raised bogs are vaguely dome-shaped, as decaying ...

bog Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about bog


Because of their extreme acidity, bogs form a natural preservative and have been found to be a valuable repository of animals and plants of earlier times. Typical ...

Animals on the Bog - kids - Sites - Google


Foxes, hares, rabbits and deer have been seen in the area around the bog. ... ideal habitat for these animals so they tend to keep to the surrounding fields rather ...

Rare Animals and Plants of Southern Appalachian Wetlands


Rare Animals and Plants of Southern Appalachain Wetlands. B. Southern bog lemming (Synaptomys cooperi). Nora A. Murdock and Patrick D. McMillan ...

The Wonder of Peatlands - An Taisce


Many of the special plants and animals associated with bogs in Ireland are facing severe population declines due to habitat loss. One bog plant, Rannoch Rush, ...

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Plants & Animals of the Bog | Friends of Cedarburg Bog


Name. Amphibians and Reptiles.pdf. Popular 13.42 KB. FOCB Bird Checklist 7- 14 PDF.pdf. Popular 319.76 KB. FOCB Dragonfly and Butterfly Checklist 2-15.pdf

Wetlands | Types of Wetlands | Defenders of Wildlife


Marshes are home to a variety of animals, including beavers, alligators, newts, shrimp and turtles. ... Some species of carnivorous plants are also found in bogs.

what is a bog? - National Wetland Trust


Bogs are rare wetlands and in Northland are now found mostly in the Far North. They contain unusual communities of plants and animals adapted to live in low ...