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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Grassland: Tropical Savanna Grasslands are characterized as lands dominated by grasses than large shrubs or trees. They are generally open and continous fairly flat areas of grass. Savannas cover half the surface of Africa, large areas of Australia, South America and India. They are found on every continent except Antarctica. Savannas are distinguished by their warmer drier climates. The dry season is marked by months of drought and fire. This is essential for the maintenance of the savanna. Without this period, scientists believe that savannas would turn into tropical rainforests. Precipitation: tap and hold to change this header text! 500-900mm of rain annually(Yearly rain varies depending on the geographic location) Temperature: Ranges from 20-30 degrees Celsius Plant life is highly adapted to the hot and dry climate. The most dominant vegetation in the savannas are grasses such as:- Rhodes- Red oats- Star grass- Lemon grassThe major trees that grow on grasslands are:- Acacia- Baobab Savannas support the richest diversity of grazing mammals. It is a home to a number of predator species which prey on the herbivores. List of some of the animals: - Giraffes - Hyenas- Zebras - Cheetahs- Lions - Elephants The soil of the savannas are nutrient and rich. They have a thin layer of humus which is the organic portion of the soil. The soil is extremely dry and porous with rapid drainage of water. Flora Fauna Location Climate
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