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  1. TheSteppe

  2. Introduction • The steppe is a flat area characterisedby its abundant plains without treesand with short greengrass • Steppes are a middlestepbetweendeserts and forests • Itestprairie

  3. ClimaticZones Artic Circle Tropic of Cancer Equator Tropic of Capricorn Antartic Circle

  4. Location

  5. ClimaticConditions & SteppeTypes

  6. Climograph of theSteppe 63Cm3 50 Cm3 38 Cm3 25 Cm3 13 Cm3 0 Cm3 38ºC 32ºC 27ºC 21ºC 15ºC 10ºC 4ºC -1ºC -6ºC -12ºC -17ºC -23ºC -29ºC 4.6ºC 45.212 Cm3

  7. Continental Steppe • It is the most common type of steppe • It is mainly composed of yellowish-green grass with 40-50cm tall • It is very abundant in places with lots of rainstorms and with constant and strong winds • It is found in continental areas

  8. Subtropical Steppe • It has very short green grass with 4-5cm tall and some small bushes • It is common in the dry and temperate areas with mediterranean climate • This type of grass just needs a small amount of water to survive and still green so there is just a short wet period

  9. ShrubSteppe • It is composed of small bushes of several types • It is a abundant in very dry inland places usually near to deserts • Massive extensions of low land • Habitat of many small animals

  10. AlpineSteppe • It has medium-height grass • This type of steppe is always located in high latitude places, near high and snowy montains or glaciars • It has freezing temperatures all year long

  11. Fauna

  12. Corsac Fox

  13. MongolianGerbil

  14. Saiga Antelope

  15. NorthernLynx

  16. SakerFalcon

  17. Sage-Grouse

  18. Wild Horses

  19. Wild Donkeys

  20. Prairie Dog

  21. Rabbit

  22. Aesculapian Snake

  23. Polecats

  24. Wild Camels

  25. Bisons

  26. Waller’s Gazelle

  27. Flora

  28. FringedSagebrush

  29. MilkVetch

  30. Sweet Vernal

  31. Rhubarb

  32. Tumbleweed

  33. In conclusion, thesteppeseemstobe a biome in whichlife has notadaptedtosurvive. However, itisone of themostinhabitedbiomes in theworld and housesanimals of everyspecie and type. Conclusion

  34. Bibliography • Thanksto: • Blueplanetbiomes.org • Wikipedia.com • NationalGeographic.com • www.jsu.edu/climographs

  35. THE END By: Rubén Mazo Jiménez & Óscar Peral Roche