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23) Most forests recover slowly from human activity. In the background is an uncut forest. In front is an area which was used for farming 15 years ago. Notice the size difference between the trees. A forest in Borneo. In foreground shorter, younger trees; mature trees in background.
Notes: A forest in Borneo. In foreground shorter, younger trees; mature trees in background.
For forest living animals, space is three-dimensional. The height of trees and what kinds of trees are growing in a particular area is just as important as the amount of forested land.
Photo © by: Diana Mossman

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