Grassland – Prairies Zoologist . By Joshua Bashur. Herbivores of the Prairie. Bison. Monarch Butterfly. White-Tailed Jack Rabbit. Environmental Adaptations:. To flee from predators they have developed: large ears long legs.
By Joshua Bashur
White-Tailed Jack Rabbit
They shed their winter fur every summer to help them adapt to the changing climate.
Franklin's Ground Squirrel
They can hear low-frequency sounds very well. They can even hear small animals digging underground. The will frequently dig in the dirt or snow to catch prey.
They can produce a good imitation of a rattlesnake buzz by snapping their beak. This help them to scare away predators.
Abiotic factors are non living things that affect living organisms. Examples of these in the prairies are holes, dirt, and rocks. These abiotic factors are used by living organisms as shelter.
Biotic factors are living organisms such as animals, plants, and trees. The biotic factors affect other living organisms because they can be used as food.
Decomposers of the Prairie
Decomposers breakdown dead things. If there were no decomposers dead things
would pile up everywhere. Examples of decomposers are fungi and mushrooms.
Yellow Coral Mushroom