Deep in the ancient forests
of the Pacific Northwest live some of the oldest and largest trees in
the world. For centuries, Douglas firs and cedars have towered above the
forest floor. But these majestic trees are only part of the rich areas
known as old-growth forests. They are home to hundreds of plant and animal
Old-growth forests used to
extend across the Pacific Northwest, but these precious habitats are quickly
disappearing. In some cases, logging has destroyed the forest animals habitats.