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Pbl africa

  1. 1. Largest area of savannah<br />Africa<br />
  2. 2. Africa is located with it surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.<br />Climate is tropical which<br />means amount of rainfall is<br /> unpredictable. (20-50 inches<br />per year)<br />North part of it are deserts<br />while central and southern <br /> parts are savanna.<br />African Savannah<br />
  3. 3. Lions<br />“Pantheraleo”<br />They are at the top of the food chain.<br />They sleep most of the time and only eat during awake.<br />“Crocutacrocuta”<br />Mortal enemy of lions.<br />They steal carcass from other predators as well as scavenging together.<br />Spotted Hyenas<br />
  4. 4. Vultures<br />“Aegypiusmonachus”<br />One of the world’s heaviest flying birds.<br />They only eat those which are dying or dead.<br />“Loxodontaafricana”<br />They are bigger than Asian elephants.<br />Their tusks are used to dig roots and strip barks of trees.<br />African Elephants<br />
  5. 5. Gazelle<br />“Eudorcasthomsonii”<br />One of the best known gazelles.<br />They can outlast cheetahs, which are faster, in long chases.<br />“Synceruscaffer”<br />Its subspecies is the largest buffalo among all.<br />Its very robust attitude made them a tough prey to handle.<br />African Buffalo<br />
  6. 6. Lemon grass<br />“Cymbopogoncitratus”<br />Widely used herbs in asian cuisine.<br />Nice food for herd of herbivores in Africa.<br />“Acacia greggii”<br />Giraffes feeds on its leaves.<br />Provides shelter for lions and other animals.<br />Acacia<br />
  7. 7. Jackalberry<br />“Diospyrosmespiliformis”<br />Height reaches upto 25 meters.<br />Its fruit is edible for animals as well as humans.<br />“Adansoniadigitata”<br />Grow as solitary inividuals and are distinctive.<br />African Baobab<br />
  8. 8. African Savanna Food Chain<br />
  9. 9. Why is this biome important to me?<br /> This biome can represent a perfect example for a food web. As we may know, African savanna are made up of different producers, lots of herbivores as well as numerous carnivores. This will be a great example for any lessons in school about ecosystem. All of the animals in this area have evolved into intelligent species that we people may study for more data to make information in the future.<br />
  10. 10. REFERENCES:<br />http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=Am0UFDk3wI5MgpJzy.Np5cYjzKIX;_ylv=3?qid=20080508172208AAhzCkS<br />http://travel.mongabay.com/tanzania/600/tz_elf_0502.jpg<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/ctmlondon/2706665475<br />http://theislamicway.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/lion.jpg<br />

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