Presentation on theme: "Biome: Shrub Land By: Diana Ramirez Uriel Lucero Jesus Lopez."— Presentation transcript:
Biome: Shrub Land By: Diana Ramirez Uriel Lucero Jesus Lopez
Shrub lands usually get more rain than deserts and grasslands but less than forested areas. Shrub lands typically receive between 200 to 1,000 millimeters of rain a year. This rain is unpredictable, varying from month to month. The shrub lands are made up of shrubs or short trees. Many shrubs thrive on steep, rocky slopes. There is usually not enough rain to support tall trees. Shrub lands are usually fairly open so grasses and other short plants grow between the shrubs. SHRUB LAND KEY FEATURES
HUMAN BENEFITS Humans can and have used shrubs as resources such as for: Medicine Food Beverages
Recent Changes in Shrub Lands
PLANTS WITHIN THE SHRUB LAND BIOME
Animals in Shrub Lands Animals in Shrub Lands: Botaurus lentiginosus Occupy a range of freshwater wetlands that have emergent vegetation. Their nests are occasionally found in hayfields at some distance from water. Camouflages in its environment of reeds, water, mud,light and reflections. Most active between dusk and midnight. They’re striped.
Bobcats occupy wooded habitats that provide cover for catching prey. They mostly prey on lagomorphs. They have “bobbed” tails. They have long legs, large paws and tufted ears. They are trapped for their soft, spotted fur. Animals in Shrub Lands Animals in Shrub Lands: Felis rufus
Timber rattlesnakes spend the winter in a communal den. They are a sit-and-wait predator that prey on small mammals and birds. They are thick bodied. Their base color can be yellow, gray, tan or brown. The top of the head is gray, light tan or yellow and their tail is black. Animals in Shrub Lands Animals in Shrub Lands: Crotalus horridus
Climate Temperature: Hot and dry in the summer, but cool and moist in the winter. Precipitation: 200 to 1,000mm of rain per year.
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