the savanna

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the savanna

The SAVANNA has varieties of animals like lions,cheetahs,giraffes,elephants, ,and moneys are some common animals

The savanna's dry season is in the winter and the savanna's rainy season is in the summer.The savanna has a temperate range of 68-86 degrees(20-30 degrees C).The weather does not change alot.There is 10-30 inches(100-150cm) of rain.From December to February there is hardly any rain at all.

Bermuda Grass Common names:Wire grass,Couch grass Genus:Cynodon Species:Dactylon Parts Used:Stems & Leaves

KANGAROO PAW Common names:Red & Green Kangaroo Paw,Mangles' Kangaroo Paw Genus:Anigozanthos Species:Manglessi

Jackalberry Tree Common names:Jakkalbessie,African Ebony Genus:Diospyros Species:Mespiliformis Parts Used:Bard,Leaves,Twigs,& Roots

Umbrella Thorn Acacia Genus:Acacia Species:Tortillis

PLANTS & TREES THE SAVANNA HAS LOTS OF MORE PLANTS AND TREES THAN THIS SO I PICKED 2 TREES AND 2 PLANTS THAT YOU WILL NORMALLY SEE THESE PLANTS ON A TYPICAL DAY

THE PEOPLE *The famous of the savanna people are the MAASAI TRIBE *The women dress more traditionally than men *Their main resource is milk but they use goats & sheep for meat too *Africans live in huts & homes like us *Women take care of the children,look for water,& build huts while men work *The MAASSAI TRIBE lived in Africa for more than 100 years! *Africans speak two languages: English & Swahili *They also go to school & wear uniforms

3 FUN FACTS! *IN THE SAVANNA THEY HAVE A GROUP OF ANIMALS CALLED 'THE BIG 5' WHICH INCLUDE THE ELEPHANT,LION,BUFFALO,LEAPORD & RHINO *PLANT LIFE CAN BE FROM 3M-50M HIGH *3 TYPES OF SAVANNAS:CLIMATIC SAVANNA(CLIMATE CONDITIONS),EDAPHIC SAVANNAS:SOIL CONDITIONS, NOT ENTIRELY MAINTAINED BY FIRE(SHALLOW SOIL),DERIVED SAVANNAS:CLEARING FOREST LAND FOR CULTIVATION(DEFORESTATION)FARMERS BURN DOWN TREES TO MAKE SOIL FERTILE

THE SAVANNA!!!!!!


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