Savannah

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Subject:
Ecosystems
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4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

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Savannah

Location

Life in Savannah

Savannah

Baobab

It is usually cooler during the dry season by a few degrees.The savanna climate has a temperature range of 68° to 86° F. In a Savanna the temperate does not change a lot. When it does, its very gradual and not drastic. The Savanna biome has a wet/dry climate.it is mostly 61°F., but in the dry seasons it is 93 °FBecause its so dry fires are an important part of the savanna.

Hunting/Poaching: Reports of wildlife hunters and poachers were collected from Mhaswad and Bhoom grassland sites. Poaching if present in grassland areas continues unabashed, as grasslands are scarce in the protected area network of India.

Savannas cover almost half of Africa and large areas of Australia, South America and India. Something that is very interesting in the Savanna biomes is that the soil types are very diverse. Large herds of animals - There are often large herds of grazing animals on the savanna that thrive on the abundance of grass and trees.

Animals, mainly herbivores, are generally large in size and have made adaptions to survive to this climate and food source. Animals include elephants, giraffes, zebras, gazelles, and wildebeast. Carnivores, such as lions, leopards and hyenas balance out the ecosystem.

Animals of Savannah

Interesting Facts

Weather and Climate

Plants of the savannas are highly specialized to grow in this environment of long periods of drought. They have long tap roots that can reach the deep water table, thick bark to resist annual fires, trunks that can store water, and leaves that drop of during the winter to conserve water. The savanna is covered by grasses such as Rhodes grass, red oats grass, star grass, lemon grass, and some shrubs.. There are various types of trees that will grow in particular areas of a savanna biome

Plants

Animals

Possible threats of Savannah

Elephants tusks


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