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Peru's Biomes

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Amelia Smith

on 16 December 2013

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Biome's in Peru
Biomes include:
Desert climate
hot and arid
64-118 degrees fahrenheit
nights get as cold as 40 degrees
completely dry year round except during El Nino
less than 10 inches of rain per year
Desert Plants
Desert Animals
Herbivores
Peru's Biomes
By: Mia Smith

Desert
Tundra
Tropical Rainforest
Lady Ferns
Lomas
Cacti
Cone-bearing trees
Camels
Spade-foot toads
Viscacha
Pelicans
Fire Ants
Carnivores
Rattlesnakes
Peruvian Desert Fox
Andean Condor
Alpine Climate
Long Winters, Short Summers
-12 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit
sun in the sky for 16 hours a day
30 cm of precipitation per year
Tussock grasses
Dwarf trees
Peruvian shrubs
Heaths
Alpine Plants
Alpine Animals
Herbivores
Carnivores
Tarantulas
Scorpions
Llama
Guinea Pig
Vicuna
Peruvian Chinchilla
Andean Condor
Pumas
Leopards
Mountain Lion
Culpeo
Pampa cats
Tropical Rainforest Climate
12 hours of sunlight a day
temp 72-93 degrees fahrenheit
60-160 inches precipitation per year
Tropical Rainforest Plants
Heliconia
Lupuna Tree
Gattleya
Peruvian screw
Huasai
Oje
Copaiba
Tropical Rainforest Animals
Herbivores
Carnivores
Saki Monkey
Mountain paca
Spiny rat
Giant River otter
Red brocket deer
Yellow- spotted deer
Jaguars
Amazonian Manatee
Boa Constrictor
Poison Dart Frog
Andean Cat
Tayra
Peru's Currents
Impacted By:

Southern Equartorial Current
El Nino
Peruvian Current
Trade Winds
Southeast trade winds cause the Ekman spiral
Ekman spiral- upwelling of nutrient filled waters to rise,
Kills many fish living on Peru's coast
Rainfall
Mudslides
El Nino
Wildfires
Abiotic Factors affecting Peru
Adaptations
Camels-stores water in humps
Small animals-live underground
Reptiles-ectothermic/migrate
Cacti- store water in stem
Fun Facts
Peruvian Puff Pepper
It is a real pepper, aka aji pepper.
Contains several different breeds of peppers
One of the hottest peppers and is illegal in America
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