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African Savannah . By: Maddi Ruland-Finch Austin Crowl. Location. Latitude: 15 degrees North and 30 degrees South Longitude: 15 degrees West 40 degrees West http://blueplanetbiomes.org/african_savanna.htm . Countries .

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African savannah

African Savannah

By: Maddi Ruland-Finch

Austin Crowl


Location

Location

  • Latitude: 15 degrees North and 30 degrees South

  • Longitude: 15 degrees West 40 degrees West

    http://blueplanetbiomes.org/african_savanna.htm


Countries

Countries

  • The African Savannah covers countries such as, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia,, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, and South Africa.


Abiotic factors

Abiotic Factors

  • Fires

    • From lightning

    • Due to lack of precpitation in dry areas


Rainfall

Rainfall

  • Wet and Dry

    • 10 to 30 inches a year

    • Similar to northern united states with a wet and dry season

    • Lots of rain in the summer and dry in the winter


Temperature

Temperature

  • Temperature is between 75 and 80degrees farenheit

  • Average temperature is 78 degrees farenheit


Seasonal changes

Seasonal Changes

  • Summer: Monsoonal Season (lots of rain)

  • Winter: very dry

    • Not much rain


African elephant

African Elephant

  • Species: Loxodontaafricana

  • African elephants have adapted elongated tusks that grow throughout their lifetime, and they’re used for gathering food as well as weapons

  • Elephant ears are adapted to cool the body down and control blood circulation.

  • Long eyelashes and eyelids protect the elephant’s eyes from dust


African wild dog

African Wild Dog

  • Species: Lyconpictus

  • Wild dogs have developed incredible speed and endurance for attacking prey

  • Wild dogs have specialized larger ears that increase their hearing ability to hunt prey as well as ritual ceremonies.

  • Hunt in packs which allows them to capture larger prey


African lion

African Lion

  • Species: Panteraleo

  • Apex predator

  • Golden brown fir helps them blend in with grasslands

  • Acute sense of smell to assist in hunting

  • Live in large groups for protections and allows them to hunt larger prey


Red oak grass

Red Oak Grass

  • Species: Themedatrilanda

  • Proudcer

  • Roots are able to survive fires or grazing to regrow

  • Seeds are produced rapidly after rain


Senegal gum acacia

Senegal Gum Acacia

  • Species- Arcacia Senegal

  • Producer

  • The Arcacia has the ability to survive long droughts by saving water

    • Can conserve water


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