Exploring North Carolina

Life at the Top

Season 800 Episode 3 | 28m 11s

Tree canopies are hot spots for biodiversity. They contain a completely different species composition from forest bottoms. Treetops are like salad bars for insects, which attracts birds and other animals. Old growth forests are especially rich in diversity, and are a genetic library of insect, bird and animal species.

Aired: 07/04/17

Rating: NR

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