Down Woody Debris

Down woody debris is a microhabitat (habitat within a habitat) where there is a lot of decaying or dead woody matter. Examples are a brush pile or large, rotting log. Down woody debris can be important to some, small animals as a source of shelter, a place to lay eggs, or a place to look for food.

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