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Mountains Biome

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Amelia Lotspeich

on 28 September 2016

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Mountains Biome
By: Megan Carter and Amelia Lotspeich
Fun Facts About Mountains:
Olympus Mons located on Mars is the tallest mountain in the universe.
Mountains make up 1/5 of a landscape.
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa.
Special Thanks to:

1. Google images
2. YouTube
3. Science textbook
4. www.bhg.com
5. www.primaryhomeworkhelp.com
6. www.britanicca.com
7. www.fauna/flora.com
8. www.nps.gov
9. http://www.ehow.com/
Thank you for watching!!!!!!

These are some pictures of some of the world's tallest mountains.
These are pictures of flora in the mountains.
What are mountains????
Mountains are formed when plate tectonics move and push into each other, making the earth's crust higher and higher. As you go higher on a mountain you see less and less organisms growing because some plants and animals can't withstand the high altitude and cold weather. The Rocky Mountains which are located in Colorado, have a latitude of 44 degrees north and 110 degrees west. The precipitation at the top of the mountain is mostly snow. In the summer, temperatures reach 70 to 80 degrees, and at night temperatures drop to 40 degrees. In winter high winds and sudden blizzards occur. Lastly, spring time brings warm, cold, wet, and dry climates.
These are some images of some fauna that live in the mountains.
Predator and Prey
In this diagram it looks like the mountain lion, hawk, and the owl are the major predators. At the bottom of food chain is cricket, mouse, frog, and rabbit.
This is a YouTube video explaining some of the most extraordinary and interesting mountains in the world.
Olympus Mons located on Mars.
Mt. Kilimanjaro located in Africa.
Barn Owl
Clouded Leopard
Poppy Mallow
Indian Paintbrush
Evergreen tree
Soil Type
Soil in the mountains is earth that is typically rich in moisture, and its texture ranges from rocky to sandy.

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