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A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
Biomes A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
Tropical Rain Forest 125-600 cm of rain a year (a lot)
20-34 degrees Celsius (68-93)F
Tropical Rain Forest Most abundant life on Earth.
Plants: Kapok tree, Durian Animals: monkey, cobra, insects, insects, and more insects
Temperate Rain Forest Lots of rain too: 300 cm a year
Temperature is more moderaterarely above 27 Celsius
Temperate Rain Forest Plants: redwood tree, cedar tree, douglas fir
Animals: deer, squirrel, otter, elk, bird, etc
Desert Very little rain: less than 25 cm a year
Temperature varieshot in the day, cold at night
Desert Plants: Joshua Tree, low lying shrubs, saguro cactus
Animals: gila monster, sidewinder, other animals adapted to dry
Grasslands Rainfall: 25-75 cm per year
Savannas are grasslands near the equator and they can get as much as 125 cm a year Temperature: very hot seasons and then cooler seasons
Grasslands Plant: grass mostly
Animals: lions, antelope, wildebeest, rhino
Deciduous Forest Average Rainfall: at least 50 cm per year
Temperature: varies from season to season but is moderate This is what we live in.
Deciduous Forest Trees with leaves that fall off each year
Birds, bears, rabbits, etc.
Boreal Forest Rainfall30-80 cm Temperature -54 to 21 Celcius
Boreal Forest Plants: coniferous trees such as spruce and pine
Animals: large herbivores and carnivores such as elk, wolves, deer, bears
Tundra Rainfallalmost no precipitation
Temperature -56 Celsius or -70 Farenheit Ground has a frozen layer of permafrost
Tundra Plants: low lying plants such as arctic moss
Animals: Caribou, wolves, fox, rabbit
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