Eastern AfricaThis area of Africa includesRwanda, Kenya, Uganda,Tanzania and Madagascar.
East African AnimalsThere are a wide varietyof animals in East Africa.Many of which we don’thave here in the U.S.Including Lions, waterbucks, cheetahs,hyenas, buffalos, zebras,elephants, and hippos
Slide 2 ContinuedIts 30,000 square kilometres has awide variety of different ecosystems,from open plain savannas towoodlands and riverine forests, andinclude some natural parks andwildlife reserves in Africa, includingSerengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, inTanzania, and theMasai Mara National Reserve inKenya.
Eastern Africa’sEndangered Species and EcosystemsGorillas is one of the biggest endangerded speciesin Eastern Africa.Efforts to reverse the decline in the number ofgorillas date back to 1925, when Albert NationalPark was created by the Belgian government to helppreserve their habitat. But in the 1960s severalfactors severely devastated the population forexample civil unrest, poaching, and farmingdevastated the forest, and colonial agricultural.The Wildlife Conservation Society of New Yorkhelped to establish the first conservationeducation program for Rwandans, wherepoaching was still a problem.
CaliforniaCalifornia is a U.S. Stateon the west coast of theUnited States.California is one of thebiggest U.S. States.It has a varitey ofanimals andecosystems.
California’s Animals and EcosystemsCalifornia has a varitey of animals from itsfamous brown bear in the woodlands ofcalifornia to the california tiger salamander inthe california water ways.California has a lot to offer in its ecosystems. Ithas woodland areas, mountains and lots ofcostal land.
California’s Endangered Species.California has a long list of endangered speciesbut california also has a act that protects them.The CESA.The California Endangered Species Act (CESA)states that all native species of fishes, amphibians,reptiles, birds, mammals, invertebrates, and plants,and their habitats, threatened with extinction andthose experiencing a significant decline which, ifnot halted, would lead to a threatened orendangered designation, will be protected orpreserved. The Department will work with allinterested persons, agencies and organizations toprotect and preserve such sensitive resources andtheir habitats.