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Grasslands. By: Mahek , Shreya and Tia . World Location . South Africa New Zeland Eastern Europe Bad Lands in South Dakota Great plains Southern Canada to North Mexico. Climate. Lots of Tornados More than 100 degree farenhiet in the summer 10 -50 inches of rain every year

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Grasslands

Grasslands

By: Mahek , Shreya and Tia


World location

World Location

  • South Africa

  • New Zeland

  • Eastern Europe

  • Bad Lands in South Dakota

  • Great plains Southern Canada to North Mexico


Climate

Climate

  • Lots of Tornados

  • More than 100 degree farenhiet in the summer

  • 10 -50 inches of rain every year

  • - 10 degrees farenheight in the winter

  • Lightning makes fire in the grasslands


Human interaction negatively

Human Interaction Negatively

  • People have took over much of the land

  • People turned grasslands to farm land

  • Sometimes farming can harm grasslands

  • They cut trees


Human interaction positively

Human interaction positively

  • Some ranchers raise animals

  • Some feed animals

  • They plant plants


Plants

Plants

  • Prairie blazing star

  • Milkweed

  • Willows

  • Coneflower

  • Prairie cord grass

  • Boabab tree

  • And a lot more ……


Animals

Animals

  • Snake

  • Horses

  • Eagles

  • Coyotes

  • Jack rabbits

  • Geoffros cat


Black tailed prairie dog appearence

Black tailed prairie dog appearence

  • Adults 12-20 inches and 1-2 pounds

  • Light brown fur

  • Short flat tail black tipped

  • Long sharp claws


Predator and prey

Predator and prey

  • Prairie dogs eat grass grasshoppers insects

  • Predators- foxes, coyotes, badgers, lizards, rattle snakes ,bobcats ,ferrets, falcons, and eagles

  • Prairie dogs are herbivores


Adaptations

Adaptations

  • They hide in their burrows

  • They have sharp claws to dig burrows away from the heat

  • Sharp eyesight to see through long grass for predators


Other interesting facts

other interesting facts

  • Prairie dog makes barking or chirping noises to warn others for predators

  • Prairie dog from squirrel family

  • Prairie dog lives in prairie and makes barking noises like dog that’s how it got it’s name

  • Kinds of grasslands- steppes, prairies, savvana, wild grasses, wheat feilds


Bibliography

bibliography

Scheff, Ducan. GRASSLANDS. Austin, TX, Raintree- vaughn publishers,2001.


Bibliography1

bibliography

  • Pipes, Rose. GRASSLANDS. Austin, TX, RaintreeSteck-Vaghn publishers, 1998


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