most temperate forests are located in the eastern United States, Canada, Europe, China, Japan, and parts of Russia. The average yearly precipitation is 30 - 60 inches
animals must be able to adapt with cold winters and hot summers.The black bear is an animal that is well adapted for the temperate deciduous forest biome. black bears eat plants and animals.
Deciduous trees are trees with leaves rather than pine needles, and they dominate temperate forests. It is too cold for them to protect their leaves from the damage of freezing in the winter, so they simply loose them.