Savanna Biome BY: Allie Wengler Bozarth Block 2
Description: Temperature range is 68°f to 86°f Locations: The savanna is where there is a dry winter and a six to eight month wet summer season. They are in Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Southern Brazil, India, Australia, and half of the surface of Africa In the savanna there are extremely tall grasses, and occasional trees.
Catching PrayLionPanthera Structure Camouflage coat Function They can easily sneak up on their pray by blending in to the tall grasses and then can attack them.
Camouflage:Koala BearPhocolouictos Structure: Brown and gray fur Function Can camouflage itself from predators
Movement Grant's ZebraBurchelli bohmi STRUCTURE legs FUNCTION Can run fast from predators
Response to SurroundingsGrant's ZebraBurchelli bohmi Structure eyes Function When they see the predator the herd of zebras will bunch together. And because they all look the same they blend into each other and the predator will not be able to tell one zebra from another.
Reproduction Egyptian Mongoose Ichneumon STRUCTURE • Claws FUNCTION • They can dig worms out of the ground and then they eat them.
Stable internal conditions Koala Bear Phocolouictos Structure • skin Function • In the hot weather the koala bears go into a lake or pond to cool down
Bibliography Wood, Hannah. Cute koala cools off in australian heat wave- pictures. 2 April 2009. 14 March 2010. <http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/02/04/cutekoala-cools-off-in-australian-heat-wave-pictures-115875-21097430/> 12 April 2010. <http://www.botswanaadventures.co.bw/images/savanna.gif > (sorry, there was no other reference information)
Bibliography Author, unknown. Viewing Zebra skin background photo and wall paper. Date created unknown. 13 March 2010. <http:// www.photos8.com/veiw/zebra_skin_background-other.html> Author, unknown. World biomes. 2004.8 march 2010. <http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/savanna.html> Team, ETE. Tropical Savannah.28th April 2005. Wheeling Jesuit + University.8 March 2010<http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/mese/earthsyflr/savanna.html>
Bibliography Author, Unknown. Savanna Animals. 8-10 march 2010.<http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna_animal_page.htm> Last name unknown, John. Would you pass the koala bear test?. 8 october 2008 1:39pm. 10 March 2010.<http://www.icis.com/blogs/asian-chemical-connections/gtotem_koala.jpg> Author, Unknown. Ivory lodge at lion stand. 2003-2010. Moonlion Networks. 10th march 2010.<http://simonand baker.com/ivory-lodge-lion-sands.html> (some pictures use www.blueplanetbiomes.org)