Tropical Savannas

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Tropical Savannas

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Tropical savannas are widely dispersed in Africa, South America, and Australia. Temperatures are hot year round with distinct wet and dry seasons. The vegetation is characterized by perennial grasses with a few open tree canopies. The savannas of Africa have the greatest diversity of hooved mammals anywhere in the world.

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Related Topics

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  • carnivore
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  • grazing animal
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  • hooved mammal
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  • lion
  • tropical savanna

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