African Savanna

Andrea M. Arreola and Jose De La Cruz

African Savanna's Characteristics

A African Savanna is a tropical, rolling, and thorn bush grassland in Africa.
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Where is it located?

In Africa between latitude 15 degrees North and 30 degrees S and longitude 15 degrees W and 40 degrees West. It covers Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'ivore, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. But that's only to name a few.

What is the Temperature and Rainfall? Are There Seasons?

The temperature is brutal.There is a dry season and a wet season (two seasons) . Beginning in May and ending in November, they receive about fifteen to twenty five inches of rain a month. The dry season starts from October to March in the southern hemisphere and April to September in the northern hemisphere. It rains only about four inches per month.

African Savanna Life

African Savanna Plant's

Baobab

Adaption: It stores water in its trunk for the dry months.

Bermuda Grass

Adaptation: They grow on poor soil which allows them to grow in good or bad condition.

Candelabra Tree

Adaptation: The spines that it has around it have poison and helps them to be protect from other animals.

Kangaroo Paw

Adaptation: The tree has tiny hairs that help the flower on its flowers to taste weird and shoo predators away.