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Grasslands flora & fauna

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Presentation including the main plants and animals fron the grasslands

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Grasslands flora & fauna

  1. 1. GRASSLANDS FLORA & FAUNA
  2. 2. • There are two different kinds of grasslands: tropical and temperate. Grasslands in the southern hemisphere tend to get more precipitation than those in the northern hemisphere. • Grasslands are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees.
  3. 3. TEMPERATE GRASSLANDS • Temperate Grasslands have different names in different countries – The Veld of Africa – The Steppes of Central Eurasia – Surrounding areas of Australia – The Pampas of South America – The Prairies of North America • Compared to the savanna, the diversity of animal species is less in temperate grasslands.
  4. 4. White-eared opossum
  5. 5. Pampas Fox
  6. 6. Pampas Deer
  7. 7. Armadillo
  8. 8. Dingo
  9. 9. Kangaroo
  10. 10. Wallaby
  11. 11. Kangaroo Rat
  12. 12. Wombat
  13. 13. Coyote
  14. 14. American Bison
  15. 15. Pronghorn Antelope
  16. 16. Prairie Dog
  17. 17. Badger
  18. 18. Rhino
  19. 19. Hippo
  20. 20. African Elephant
  21. 21. Zebra
  22. 22. Giraffe
  23. 23. Ostrich
  24. 24. Meerkat
  25. 25. Thomson’s Gazelle
  26. 26. Termites (Nest)
  27. 27. Hyena
  28. 28. Lion
  29. 29. Cheetah
  30. 30. • All images have been taken from Wikimedia Commons

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