Many live in caves or holes, while many animals make their homes in trees. Trees are some of the world’s most ancient living beings and make our existence possible. In this activity, children will inventory the plants and animals that live in, on, and around trees and discover how plants and animals depend on trees in many ways. WELL to be away from predators. Forests. Scientists divide the rainforest into zones based on the living environment. posted in: Wildlife illustration | 11 Some animals and plants that live in eucalyptus woodland in South East Queensland. 4. 21 april 2016, by Lorenzo Brenna. All trees grow taller. Starting at the top: Emergent: Giant trees that are much higher than the average canopy height, housing many birds and insects. Many people consider themselves animal-lovers. Trees provide continuous shade and rain falls daily in the rainforest, so water is always available. Insects are the most abundant form of life in the world's rainforests. They are found mainly in old trees, whether living or not. In "Why Monkeys Live in Trees," why do the animals have a contest? To hide their food in the trees so bears do not eat it if it was left on the ground or dug up. Chipmunks spend most of their time on the ground, or under it. In the spring, the days grow longer, animals return to feed and pollinate local plants and people begin to work in the garden again. Spring is a busy time for trees. For example: Different animals live in different parts of the rainforest. These small animals depend on trees to not only serve as their homes and protection, but many animals also get their food from trees. Animals need trees. Sometimes, these animals turn up in unexpected places – such as the young giraffe that game guides found up in a tree, hung over a fork, dead. Young trees can provide food for animals as well but need to be managed to ensure a percentage of new trees can grow and are not fully consume by wildlife. Insects, along with birds and mammals work together to find food and they all live a symbiotic lifestyle. And tree squirrels prefer to live in, well, trees. From their leafy branches to their tangled roots, trees provide a habitat for a host of plants and animals. Deciduous trees sprout leaves again, while coniferous trees create new growth. Woodpeckers love the soft wood of pine trees. Let’s discover 5 incredible animal species that spend most of their existence in trees. You see birds flying to their nest high up in a tree or squirrels bouncing from tree limb to tree limb. One difference, however, seems to be the norm no matter where these animals are found. Colouring-in picture commissioned by the Land for Wildlife program, South East Queensland. • to see who can climb a pile of dirt • to see who can find a pot of gold • to see who can chase Monkey the farthest • to see who can eat a mound of dust. A tree hollow or tree hole is a semi-enclosed cavity which has naturally formed in the trunk or branch of a tree. 5 animals that choose to live on trees. Some ecologists consider them to be a keystone species, since the tree holes they peck later become a home for a host of other animals. to see who can eat a mound of dust. Hollows form in many species of trees, and are a prominent feature of natural forests and woodlands, and act as a resource or habitat for a number of vertebrate and invertebrate animals.