African Savanna Biome Emme Johnson

Description

Savannas have rolling grasslands with scattered trees and shrubs. They also have rainy and dry seasons, and has about 15 to 25 inches of rain. There are often large herds of animals. and is warm most of the year, but cools down during the dry season.

Plants

  • Most of the savanna is covered with different grasses including: star grass, and Bermuda grass.
  • Some examples of plants are: Lemongrass, Boabab tree, and the Jackal berry tree.

Animals

  • Some examples of animals are: Zebra, Giraffes, and Cheetahs.
  • Birds compete for worms and insects.
  • Predators are Cheetahs and, prey are gazelles.

Abiotic Factors

  • The Average temperature is 77°F in the African Savanna.
  • The average precipitation is 20 inches if rain.
  • One of the landforms are mountains called Isenbergs.

Interesting Facts

In the African Savanna, during lighting storms the grass and other plants catch on fire. They burn away leaving room for new and healthy plants.

Citations

KDE Santa Barbara. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2017.

"Biomes." Ducksters Educational Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2017.

"Landforms of a Savanna." Sciencing. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2017.

Credits:

Created with images by .waldec - "Lions sleeping" • MrGuilt - "Savanna and the Plush Tiger" • Justin.Raycraft - "untitled image" • Lafesta - "africa tree nature"

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