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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 . Countries .

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african savannah

African Savannah

By: Maddi Ruland-Finch

Austin Crowl

  • Latitude: 15 degrees North and 30 degrees South
  • Longitude: 15 degrees West 40 degrees West

  • 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
  • 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 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