Deciduous means that a tree’s leaves fall off for part of each year.
India has two kinds of deciduous forest– dry and moist. We’ll just look at the dry kind today.
For one thing, because part of it grows on the Deccan Traps (shown up above).
For another . . .
. . . it’s helping to keep this tiger cool!
People also have uses for this forest, and knowledgeable foresters are working hard to maintain it both for humans and for wildlife.
Featured image: Baajhan via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.