The Savanna Biome

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The Savanna Biome

Acacia TreeThey Have trunks that can store water and leaves that drop off during the winterthe winter to conserve water they can also survive in 122F temperature during the summer.

Map Info: Less than 1% of the country is above 1000 metres in elevation and most of the savanna region is less than 500 metres above sea-level.Size: Savannas occupy some 2.5 million square kilometers, an area about one-quarter the size of Canada

Elephant Grass They have long tap roots that can reach the deed water table

THE SAVANNA BIOME

Jackalberry TreeTheir Thick Bark resist annual fires

cheetahs They have good traction due to its semiretractable claws the cheetah uses its tail as a rudder of a steering to allow it to make sharp turns, necessary to outflank prey animals that often make such turns to escape.

Description:savanna is a rolling grassland scattered with shrubs and isolated tree, which can be found between a tropical rain forest and desert biomes. Not enough rain falls on a savanna to support forests. Savannas are also known as tropical grasslands. They are found in a wide band on either side of the equator on the edges of tropical rainforest

Climate and TemperaturesIn the savanna climate there is a distinct dry season, which is in the winter. Savannas get all their rain in the summer months.Temperatures range from 18c in the wet season to 34c in the dry season

GiraffeThey drink water when it is aivailable but can go weeks without it they rely on morning dew and the water content of their food.

They can run quickly to escape from predator like lions, hyenas, because they have long legs.


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