Grassland Tropical Savannas

By : Ann-Marie Cantarero

Grassland Tropical Savannas

The biome is grassland tropical savannas. The grassland tropical savannas is a part of the world where it's very dry hot weather and climates. Usually it's that dry tropical heat but it also rains a lot when it's the season for it. Grassland tropical savannas also have a very rich soil support. Also has wild and rare animals.
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Abiotic Factors

The abiotic factors impact the grassland tropical savanna by solar energy from the sun as well as the light from the sun, climate change, temperature change like wind or rain or thunder, oxygen, soil, earthquakes and the water. All of these abiotic factors can change the wildlife populations also the growth in the vegetation.

Geographic location

Grassland tropical savannas is usually located by the equator of the earth like West/Southern Africa, Australia, North coast of Australia, South America, India, and Indochina.
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Africa

Africa is one of Grassland tropical savannas but, also well know for it's exotic animals and it's type of land. Africa has rainy season which beginning in May ends around November. When it's this rain season it usually rains about 15-25 inches of rain within a month. The rest of the year is dry season. When it's the dry season they only get four inches of rain. Serengeti plains is a type of grass savanna that is dry like actually very dry but it has nutrient rich volcanic sand.

Even though Africa is mostly grass there are other plants like senega, candelabra tree, jackalberry tree,umbrella thorn acacia, whistling thorn, bermuda grass, elephant grass, and bababs. Africa also has about 45 species of mammals, 500 species of birds, and 55 species of acacia. Some of these animals would be like lions, kiplinger, sleekbook, burchell zebra, giraffes, leopards, elephants, and etc.

Dominant Vegetation

The dominant vegetation is acacia tree. Many organism rely or eats the acacia tree to survive. These animals are lions, zebra, elephants, giraffes and many more. Another dominant vegetation is the grass. Different organism will eat different parts of the grass. A lot animals rely on these because they ate the smaller species.

Animals

There a lot of exotic animals in the Glassland tropical savannas. There millions of animals and many kinda of species. These animals have found life in these savannas. It has another animals to eat and other plants to eat also. Some of these animals are giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, kangaroos, mice, moles, gophers, ground squirrels, snakes, worm, temitles, bettles, lions, leopards, and elephants.

Video of Grassland Tropical Savanna

Tropical Grasslands - Savannas

About the Author

Ann-Marie Cantarero is 18 year old a student at Morristown High School. She's an only child. She enjoy her former job at AH sunset and also likes animals. She wish to be able to go to Africa and learn about the animal's habitat. Also to be able to visit one of Africa zoos and see all the animals they have. She wants to go to college in the future and hopefully gets to visit Africa!

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