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  1. Steppe Matthew Galvan Heidi Rucoba Raul Rodriguez

  2. Location • North of the tropic of Cancer, and south of the tropic of Capricorn • 23.5 south and 23.5 degrees north • Found in Russia and the Ukraine

  3. Physical Features • 50 in/year precipitation • Mountains make up climate characteristics

  4. Plant Life • Sweet coneflowers can grow to heights of 6 feet The tumbleweed is most common In Steppes

  5. Animal Life • The Gazelle can maintain a speed up to 60 mph • The Saiga antelope is an endangered antelope found in Eurasian steppe

  6. Threats • Overgrazing nomadic tribes have started to spend more time in one location • Lynx are the most hunted in steppes

  7. Interesting Facts • Prairies are maintained by fire and grazing animals • There are many endangered species in steppes • The land is losing lots of land due to oil drillling