By Ellie Hutchinson
Different names of Grasslands
- Russia- Steppes
- USA- Prairies
- South America- Pampas
- Africa- Savannas
- Australia- Savannahs or grasslands
A steppe is the name of a Grassland located in Russia.
This is a prairie which is a grassland in the USA.
A Pampa is a South African Grassland.
An African Grassland with some Zebras.
This is an Australian Grassland also known as a Savannah.
This is a map created to show the places that Grasslands are located all around the world.
Temperate grasslands have hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures can be well over 37°C, while winter temperatures can be as low as -40°C.
Tropical grasslands have a maximum temperature of 30°C and a minimum temperature of 12-14°C.
Animals in the Pampas:
Armadillo, opossum, fox, jaguar, llama, puma, rhea and tapir.
Animals in the Savannas:
Jackals, kudu, leopard, lion, meerkat, mongoose, oryx, ostrich and red-billed oxpecker.
Animals in the Grasslands/Savannah:
Dingo, emu, kangaroo, wallaby, wombat and horse.
Animals in the Steppes:
Golden pheasant, leopard gecko, snow leopard and vole.
Animals in the Prairie:
American toad, badger, black-footed ferret, bison, black-tailed jack rabbit, bumble bee, burrowing owl, California condor, carrion beetle, common snipe,
coyote, deer, dragonsly, eagles, eastern cottontail, elk, ferruginous hawk, fox snake, golden owl, gopher snake, grasshopper, gray wolf, ground squirrels, killdeer, lady beetle, larks, long-billled curlew, meadow vole,
northern grasshopper mouse, prairie rattlesnake, prairie skink, pronghorn antelope, stink bug, tiger beetle, western meadowlark, western tiger swallowtail, and white-tailed jack rabbit.