Savanna

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Discipline:
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Subject:
Ecosystems
Grade:
9,10,11

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Savanna

Savanna

Average Rainfall:15-25 inches per year. (That's a pretty high number.)

Humans have brought in new plants and animals to the Savanna, and are destroying trees to make room for their new plantlife. Poaching is also common.

Average Temperature of the African Savanna: 68 to 86 degrees F (20-30 degrees C)Temperature rarely changes on the Savanna, and if it does, it is gradual and not drastic.

Lion: Referred to as the "king" of animals, and rightly so. Live in packs called prides and are carnivorous.Zebra: From the African Savanna exclusively, zebras travel in herds to stay safe from predatorsGazelle: Similar to zebras, these fast animals live in large groups as well.

Interesting Facts

Umbrella Thorn Acacia: grows in sand dunes and rocky grounds of Africa's grasslands. Manketti Tree: prefers hot and dry climates with low amounts of rain. It also prefers to grow in wooded hills and sand dunes.Curcuma: thrives in hot, moist climates

Plants

Animals

Human Interference

On the Savanna, there is a distinct seperation between dry and wet seasons. The dry season is during winter, and the Savanna is very tropical the rest of the time. The main rainy season begins in May.

Burning of Trees

Pride of Lions

Zebra Herd

Herd of Gazelle

Life in Savannah

Location


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