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Savanna Biome

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The Savanna Biome Also known as the
"Tropical Grassland" Plants in the Savanna http://goldridge08.com/biomes/pict/1sav%20bermudagrass_lge.jpg http://www.secretsofnaturalskincare.com/ingredients.html http://hedgiesjoy.blogspot.com/2010/04/thorn-trees-of-africa.html http://imagibandung.blogspot.com/2009/01/elephant-grass.html http://www.pezulu.co.za/treehouses.htm Umbrella Thorn Bermuda Grass Sausage Tree Elephant Grass Jackalberry Tree Animals in the Savanna http://www.awf.org/section/wildlife/rhinos Black Rhinoceros http://www.wildlifesafari.info/buffalo_cape.html Cape Buffalo Giraffes http://www.giraffes.org/giraffe-12.html Zebras http://www.tburg.k12.ny.us/mcdonald/cheetah.htm Cheetahs http://www.ahsd25.k12.il.us/curriculum/africa/svanimals.htm Lions http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Lion-and-Baby-Posters_i836083_.htm Meerkats http://www.meerkats.net/info.htm Hyenas http://www.worldtoafricahunting.com/pebble.asp?relid=67 African Wild Dogs http://azeem-photos.blogspot.com/2010/06/african-wild-dog-is-ready-for-attack-on.html Plant Feature Grows on termite mounds for aerated soil and a source of moisture
Provides the termites with protection
(Mutualism)
Grows fruit which many animals eat
Has thick bark/wood to protect it from termites and making it heavy Creature Feature Black Mamba Snake Up to 14ft long
Up to 12mph
Opens its mouth when it feels theatened
Considered "invulnerable" because its venom can kill just about everything
Eat small mammals, rodents
Carnivores, secondary consumers <iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zmre5kI49rI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> ENDANGERED ENDANGERED African Elephants http:/www.kamranweb.com/photos/animal-wallpapers/african-elephant-wallpaper.html; ENDANGERED http://ecocheetah.wikispaces.com/file/view/Savanna_Food_Web.JPG/34211623/Savanna_Food_Web.JPG Savanna Energy Pyramid Mutualism Savanna Food Web Rhino and Oxpecker http://www.yesmag.ca/Questions/rhinobird.html Oxpecker gets the ticks off the rhino's back and warns it of danger
Oxpecker gets fed
Rhino gets rid of pests and warned of danger Parasitism Ticks and Elephants The ixodid tick takes blood from the elephant
The tick's fitness increases
The elehant's fitness decreases http://www.discoverlife.org/20/q?search=Arthropoda Competition Lions and Hyenas Lions and hyenas prey on many of the same animals, which leads to competition between the two species. http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com/2008_04_01_archive.html Commensalism Lions and Vultures http://ourdems.org/kenya/p6MasaiMara2.htm A lion kills an animal, the vulture gets the "leftovers"
The vulture gains
The lion is unaffected Biotic Factors Vegetation
(jackalberry trees, umbrella thorn, bermuda and elephant grasses)
Animals
(rhinos, snakes,lions, cheetahs, elephants, etc.)
Abiotic Factors Fires from seasonal lightning
Rainfall
Drought
Temperatures
pH
Rocks
Soil Human Influence Desertification Areas of desert are created by the destruction of natural vegetation
Results from: removal of vegetation cover, overgrazing, uncontrolled wood collection Extinction Humans excessively hunting select animals lowers their numbers
Lions and African Wild Dogs
African Elephants hunted for their tusks http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/ecosystems/human_savrev1.shtml http://ecocheetah.wikispaces.com/Examples http://biomea.wikispaces.com/Grassland http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm http://usclimatedata.com/images/climate-chart/usga0507-climate-savannah-hunter-aaf.gif http:/fundivision.net/?p=2709; Katie Jessica The Savanna Less rain than tropical dry forests, more rain than deserts
Strong winds and frequent fires discourage tree growth
Plants grown quickly and recover from fire damage quickly
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