INTRODUCTION LOCATION TOPOGRAPHY CLIMATE PLANTS ANIMALS PEOPLE ENVIRONMENT
Location • Victoria Basin covers 273,400 square miles of North East Africa • Countrties: Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya
location The Victoria Basin covers 273,400 square miles of North East Africa
Climate • The Victoria Basin is covered with scattered lakes, rivers, marshes grasslands, and savannas. • Makes a great home for a wide variety of species.
climate Average rainfall from 1901-2009 is 50 inch's a year
Climate The average temperature from 1901 to 2009 was 72 degrees F
Plants • Home to more then 310 species or trees and shrubs
Animals 280 species of birds 220 species of butterflies 100 species of moths Rufus-breasted Sparrow hawk Red-faced barbets
Animals Xenopuslaevis (African Clawed Frog) Varanus niloticus( Nile monitor lizard)
Energy pyramid Sun Decomposer
PEOPLE • The Victoria Basin Forest- Savanna mosaic is quickly growing in population. • But excessive clearing and burning of the natural vegetation is causeing big changes and making species and plant life to disappear.
Work Cited www.globalspecies.org/ecorgions http://worldwildlife.org/ecorgions http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Varanus_niloticus/#food_habits