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The African Savanna Food Web

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Belinda Bentin

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The African Savanna Food Web
In food webs there is a energy
source which powers the producers,
this is called the Sun, then the low
class consumers eat the producers, and
lastly the top consumers eat the low class
Lion (Panthera Leo)
Cheetah (acinonyx jubatus)
Leopard (Panthera Leo)
Hyena (Hyaenidae)
African Elephant (Loxodonta)
Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Zebra (Equus quagga)
Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)
Gazelle (Gazella)
Baboon (Papio)
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Oryx (Oryx)
What's in a Food Web
The "King'' of this
Food Web is the
Lion, as it cant be
eaten or hunted by
none of these
Biotic Organisms:
Abiotic Organisms:
Biotic and Abiotic Definition
Biotic: A living Organism
Abiotic: A non-living Organism
By Belinda Bentincontri
and Jessica Hume
African Elephant
Elephant Grass
Jackalberry Tree

Acacia Tree
River Bushwillow
Web Sites Used:
http://www.uvm.edu/~inquiryb/webquest/sp09/lstacey/The%20Savanna.html ("The Savanna'')
Earth's Endangered Creatures - Endangered species of Africa
Acacia Africa- Africa's most endangered Animals.
http://www2.newcanaan.k12.ct.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=10752 - Climate in Habitat.
http://africansavannah1232412efadsvweads.blogspot.com.au/2012/11/human-impact.html - Pollution in Habitat.
http://africansavannah.blogspot.com.au/2011/12/current-human-impacts-good-bad-ugly.html - Pollution in Habitat
Elephant Grass
( Pennisetum purpureum)
River Bushwillow
(Combretum erythrophyllum)
Acacia Tree
Jackalberry Tree
(Diospyros mespiliformis)
During the Monsoonal season which is Summer the rainforest gets around 65cms (25inches) of rain per month. The monsoonal season begins in May and ends in November.

During the dry season which is winter the rainforest gets around 10cm (4 inches) of rain throughout the whole dry season. The African Savanna is in both the Northern and Southern hemisphere, which means there 2 different dry seasons. This is between October and March (Southern hemisphere) and April to September (Northern hemisphere).
The Green on the map shows where the African Savanna covers.
Books Used:
4000 things you should know about animals- Parker, Steve.
The Circle of Wildlife on the African Savannah- Shah, Anup.
Oxford big Ideas science 7- sally cash, Geof quinton, cragin tilley & helen silvester.
Carnivore- A Organism that consumes Meats
Herbivore- A Organism that consumes Plants
Omnivore- A Organism that consumes a mix of both Flora and Meat.
Because of Human activities exhaust flames and horrible smoke has been polluting the air full of Co2, This makes it hard for the animals to breathe, it also changes the temperature of the Biome and making the savanna into a type of desert, and this makes it hard for animals to adapt to!
The Main class
consumers in this
Food Web are the
Lion, Leopard and
the Cheetah.
All the Lower class
consumers are
The African Savanna
By Belinda Bentin and Jessica Hume
Thanks for watching!
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