The 7 Continents By Clase Menchú

From Pangea to the Modern Continents

Modern day South America:

South America took its place that it has today 20 million years ago. During this process South America separated from Africa and connected with North America. This process made the South America we know today.

Vicuña (left) and Tapir (right)

UNIQUE ANIMAL LIFE:

The Tapir and the Vicuña species are only found in South America. The average lifespan of the Tapir is 25 to 30 years and the average weight is 500 to 800 pounds. The Vicuña grows soft fur on their chest that can grow up to 30 cm in length.

The wildlife in Africa is amazing. There are over 11 thousand different species of wild and plant life living in Africa. For example, there is a savanna in Africa so there are animals like Elephants, Giraffes, Rhinos, Lions and much more.

Fun fact

Most people think of Africa as hot and dry, but there is a mountain that has snow on it that is very cold.

Do you know the name?

Europe

The meaning behined the name

The word "Europe" originally comes from the Greek word "Erebus". which means, "Dark", referring to the fact that Europe is in the west and the sun sets in the west as well.

Flora fauna and landforms that are unique to Europe

wolverine
Fen Orchid
Alps

Antarctica

There are no shrubs or trees except on the South Orkney islands, Shetland islands and along the western peninsula where animals like penguins and seals live.

This is an adorable antarctic fur seal one of the main predators of the penguins. There are also elephant seals in Antarctica.

Australia

This a Uluru rock or also known as plateaus

These are gray kangaroos They only live in Tasmania

North America

This is one of the many animals that live in america they live in Mexico, The United States, and Canada.

The red panda is a species that is native to Asia.
The name Asia originated from the ancient Greek word Ἀσία It was originally just a name for the east bank of the Aegean sea.

Credits:

Created with images by AjayLalu - "zebra wildlife africa" • hbieser - "south africa hluhluwe giraffes" • Amandad - "elephant tusk ivory" • Sonel - "vervet monkey female" • gailhampshire - "Spanish Festoon. Zerynthia rumina" • seashwill - "giraffe africa safari" • Ajithpoison - "Elephants on the beach." • Zest-pk - "victoria_fall" • Myriams-Fotos - "sunset sun setting sun" • schaeffler - "compass antique map of the world" • Sad_Catherine - "dark" • fiskfisk - "Sleepy Wolverine" • spencer77 - "Southern Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza praetermissa)" • Bessi - "alps tree snow" • ming1967 - "Red Panda"

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