The Savanna

By: Destiny Lawler

Facts

A savanna is a rolling grassland scattered with shrubs and isolated trees, which can be found between a tropical rainforest and desert biome. Not enough rain falls on a savanna to support forests. Savannas are also known as tropical grasslands.

General Cilmate

It is usually cooler during the dry season by a few degrees. Because it is in the tropical latitudes that is still hot enough. The savanna climate has a temperature range of 68° to 86° F (20° - 30° C).here is a rainy season and a dry season. It rains about 15-30 inches in the rainy season and not more than 4 in the dry season
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Plants

Elephant Grass is a tall robust tropical African grass that is used for fodder and paper.
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  • Gum Tree that exudes gum, especially a eucalyptus.
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Acacia Senegal is a seyal, used to thickener, emulsuifier and stabilizer in food, pharmaceutical and industrial products
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Baobab is a short tree with enormously thick trunk and large edible fruit.
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Umbrella Torn is also emerging as an important species in the battle to green thorns.
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Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe also known as the kilimanjaro giraffe is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth

soil condition

Savanna soil is porous, with rapid drainage of water . It has only a thin layer of humus.