By: Andrew Blaker Samantha Krahn East africaTropical Savanna
East Africa • Venezuela • Columbia • Brazil • Belize & honduras
Zoology Types of animals • Lions • Leopards • Cheetahs • Serval • Jackals • Wild dogs • Hyenas • Elephants
Keystone species -Elephants is a keystone specie because they knock down trees to clear path and gives other variety of species an environment. -Elephants typically reach puberty at thirteen or fourteen years of age. They have offspring up until they are around fifty years old. They may live seventy years or possibly more.
Geography • Flat grassland of tropical or subtropical regions.
Climate • 64° F and annual precipitation averages between 30 and 50 inches. For at least five months of the year, during the dry season, less than 4 inches a month are received. The dry season is associated with the low sun period.
Plants These are some types of plants found in the east african tropical savanna -Acacia Senegal -Baobab -Bermuda Grass -Candelabra Tree -Elephant Grass -Jackalberry Tree -Manketti Tree -River Bushwillow -Umbrella Thorn Acacia -Whistling Thorn
Baobab • The baobab is found in the savannas of African and India, mostly around the equator. It can grow up to 25 meters tall and can live for several thousand years. The baobab is leafless for nine months of the year.
Sites. - http://elephant.elehost.com/About_Elephants/about_elephants.htm http://www.radford.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/savanna/savanna.html http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/african_savanna_plant_page.htm http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/african_savanna_plant_page.htm