Grassland

By: Corinne Martinides

Overview

The grassland biome is located on every continent except for Antarctica. This biome is dominated by many different species of grasses. Grasslands are mainly found on the continent of Africa. In the winter, the dormant season, it is very cold with an average temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit and in the summer, the growing season, it is very hot with an average temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The amount of precipitation is low to moderate with an average of 25-35 inches of rain per year.


Grassland Food Web

The yellow represents grasslands around the Earth.

Fun Fact: Did you know that there are over 300 species of birds living in this biome?