The Burmy had kept walking, but hadn't really paid attention to the thinning of the trees until Pokkoji had pointed it out. He'd been too busy thinking about the information he'd need to note down in his journal about the items they recently found. However, when the Metapod mentioned that it looked like they were nearing the exit, Russell turned his attention to the forest around him.
"I... think you're right," he replied with a small chuckle as he looked around. The number of trees in the area was definitely fewer now, and if he looked ahead, he could see where the treeline ran out entirely, "I wonder what side of the forest we're on..."