Explain how animals dwelling in the forest help it grow and regenerate

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. Explain how animals dwelling in the forest help it grow and regenerate.

Answer:
The animals in forests are of various types. These could be herbivores, carnivores, microorganisms, etc. These play an important role in maintaining the food chains.

  • Microorganisms convert the dead plants and animals to humus. This humus helps in returning the nutrients back to the soil. These are absorbed by plants.
  • The animals also help in dispersing the seeds of certain plants.
  • The decaying animal dung provides nutrients to various types of seedlings to grow.
  • All these activities of animals dwelling in the forest help it to grow and regenerate.