WETLANDS ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLANDS ECOSYSTEMS

  1. 1. 2ºB E.S.O. By Sergio Buendía and Williams. Wetlands
  2. 2. <ul><li>Wetlands are one </li></ul><ul><li> of our richest habitat areas. </li></ul><ul><li>They are also the least appreciated and the first to be </li></ul><ul><li>destroyed. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Wetlands are found on every continent except Antarctica and in climates ranging from the tropics to the tundra. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There are several types of Freshwater Wetlands: </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Swamps </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Marshes </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Prairie Potholes </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Bogs </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Flood Plains </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Fens </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>There are large evergreen trees, ferns, lianas  epiphytes and climbers. </li></ul>Trees Ferns Lianas Epiphytes Climbers
  12. 12. <ul><li>Castor, crocodiles, flamingos, catfish are abundant on these areas. </li></ul>Castor Castoridae Flamingos Phoenicopteridae Crocodile Crocodylidae Catfish Actinopterygii
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