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The grasslands are located in the North America in ____.
The grasslands are located in the North America in the Central Lowlands and High Plains of the US and Canada.
Two types of grasslands include
Two types of grasslands include the tallgrass prairie and the shortgrass prairie.
Grasslands in the rest of the world are located in _______.
Grasslands in the rest of the world are located in
Steppes---Russia and Mongolia
Pampas---Argentina and Uruguay
Veld---South Africa
Temperature ranges can be from_______.
Temperature ranges can be from -40F to 70F.
Common types of plant life on the North American Prairie include
Common types of plant life on the North American Prairie include Sunflower, Crazy Weed, Asters, Goldenrods, and Blazing Stars.
Grasslands in the United States are known as the
Grasslands in the United States are known as the "breadbasket of the world" because they provide a huge part of the world's food supply. (Wheat for bread)
In the temperate grasslands annual rainfall averages___.
In the temperate grasslands annual rainfall averages 10-30 inches.
Years ago in the America ___________ roamed the grasslands.
Years ago in the America bison (buffalo) roamed the grasslands.
The climate in the grassland is________________.
The climate in the grassland is warm and dry.
In the grassland the rainfall ranges from_____________.
In the grassland the rainfall ranges from 25 to 75 cm of rainfall yearly.
The grassland has _____ summers and _____ winters.
The grassland has hot summers and cold winters.
There is mainly ________ in the grassland.
There is mainly grass in the grassland.
There is less rain in the grasslands because _______ block the ocean moisture.
There is less rain in the grasslands because mountains block the ocean moisture.
Some animals in the North American grassland include
________.
Some animals in the North American grassland include Coyotes, Eagles, Bobcats, Wild Turkey, Fly Cathcer, Canadian Geese Crickets, Dung Beetle, Bison, and Chicken.
In Australia's grasslands __________ can be found.
In Austrailis's grasslands kangaroos can be found.
Some of the animals that live in the grasslands include
Some of the animals that live in the grasslands include deer, antelopes, elephants, zebras, horses, lions, and giraffes.
Wildfires are important because_____________.
Wildfires are important because they keep the grass lands open by keeping trees and shrubs from growing.
In Russia's grasslands a concern is
In Russia's grasslands a concern is nuclear power plants which can be a health hazard.
You need to be careful when selecting a place to build a home in the grasslands because
You need to be careful when selecting a place to build a home in the grasslands because people use to use nerve gas there and nerve gas can cause birth defects in babies.