Bryce canyon national park, tropic, ut

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Bryce canyon national park, tropic, ut

  1. 1. Bryce Canyon National Park, Tropic, UT, United States<br />Beatrice R. Visque<br />Hf22<br />
  2. 2. BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK<br /><ul><li>Bryce Canyon is considered to be a desert biome
  3. 3. It is located in the southern Utah
  4. 4. The weather in Bryce Canyon is cooler and receives a total of 38 to 46 cm of precipitation per year
  5. 5. Temperatures vary from an average of -13 °C to 28 °C yearly. </li></ul>Map of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah<br />The Yearly Weather Forecast at Bryce Canyon <br />
  6. 6. The Animals of Bryce Canyon <br /><ul><li>Scientific Name: Falcoperegrinus
  7. 7. Size: Length (41-51 cm) Wingspan (91-112 cm)
  8. 8. Habitat: Mountains, forests, tundra, coastlines and cities
  9. 9. Diet: Ducks, doves, pigeons and song brids
  10. 10. Predators: Great Horned Owls</li></ul>Peregrine Falcon<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Scientific Name: Cynomysparvidens
  12. 12. Size: Length (30.5-36 cm)
  13. 13. Habitat: short grass prairie and mountain meadows
  14. 14. Diet: grass and forbes
  15. 15. Predators: badgers, coyotes, hawks and eagles, foxes and rattlesnakes</li></ul>Utah Prairie Dog<br />
  16. 16. <ul><li>Scientific Name: Phrynosomadouglassi
  17. 17. Size: Length (6.3-14.9 cm)
  18. 18. Habitat: from rocky or sandy plains to forested areas
  19. 19. Diet: Insects (primarily ants)
  20. 20. Predators: coyotes, foxes, hawks, ravens, large snakes and lizards </li></ul>Short-horned Lizard<br />
  21. 21. The Plants of Bryce Canyon<br /><ul><li>Scientific Name: JuniperusscopulorumSize: 6-15 m tall, trunk 0.2-0.4 m in diameterHabitat: Dry and rocky soils with lots of sunlightFlowering Season: N/A not a flowering plantRange: All of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Plateau, and Great Basin. </li></ul>Rocky Mountain Juniper <br />
  22. 22. Scientific Name: Picea pungensSize: (height & diameter) (21-30 m) tall, trunks (0.5-0.9 m) in diameterHabitat: Along mountain streamsFlowering Season: N/A, not a flowering plantRange: Central Rocky Mountains <br />Blue Spruce <br />
  23. 23. <ul><li>Scientific Name: Castillejalinariifolia
  24. 24. Size : Height (45-91 cm)
  25. 25. Habitat: Shrublands and grass meadows
  26. 26. Flowering Season (for Bryce region): May - October
  27. 27. Range: Wyoming and down into the Colorado Plateau</li></ul>Wyoming Paintbrush<br />
  28. 28. Explain the significance or importance of the selected biome/ecosystems in your course. Why is this biome important to you? Be exhaustive in giving an answer.<br />When people mention deserts, two things come to their minds: hot and dry. As a future chef, it is my duty to whip up dishes that can give my costumers a cooling satisfaction and at the same time enjoy the food they eat! This is my chance to invent different kinds of dishes that will help them feel cool and fight off the heat. <br />
  29. 29. REFERENCES<br />http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm<br />http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/brca/index.cfm<br />http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/desert.htm<br />

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