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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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