Savanna sentence example
Many are savanna grasses, in various parts of the tropics, for instance the large genus Andropogon, Elionurus and others.
Savanna grasslands are found between tropical rainforests and desert.
On the hills the baobab and hyphaene palm are characteristic; on the plateau are stretches of open savanna, and park-like country with clumps of silk cotton and shea-butter trees.
The Biodiversity of the Brazilian Cerrado Introduction Central Brazil is covered by a type of tree savanna known as " cerrado " .
Elionurus, a widespread savanna grass in tropical and subtropical America, and also in the tropics of the old world, is rejected by cattle probably on account of its aromatic character, the spikelets having a strong balsam-like smell.Advertisement
The dense forests of West Africa contain, in addition to a great variety of dicotyledonous trees, two palms, the Elaeis guincensis (oil-palm) and Raphia vinifera (bamboo-palm), not found, generally speaking, in the savanna regions.
This area is equivalent to 12% of the world's tropical savanna estate, making this savanna biome of national and global significance.
Monitoring is being carried out every month in thirty waterbody sites including savanna and forest lakes, rivers and wetlands.
We then move south to the more open, acacia savanna, with more grazing mammals and a greater chance of seeing predators.
The park contains mainly guinea savanna woodland and therefore has a similar variety of bird species to other countries of the sahel region.Advertisement
There is extensive acacia woodland savanna in the center stretching east from Ikoma and some gallery forest along the rivers.
The Negroid peoples, which inhabit the vast tracts of forest and savanna between the areas held by Bushmen to the south and the Hamites, Semites and Libyans to the north, fall into two groups divided by a line running from the Cameroon (Rio del Rey) crossing the Ubangi river below the bend and passing between the Ituri and the Semliki rivers, to Lake Albert and thence with a slight southerly trend to the coast.
On Guam, the colony inhabiting the eastern side of the Naval Magazine feeds over savanna grasslands dominated by Miscanthus and ravine forest.
Species diversity, abundance and distribution of birds in Uganda 's savanna ecosystems.
The route takes us through savanna habitat and numerous Rift Valley Lakes with great birding.Advertisement
Here tree height estimation for an area of savanna woodland was investigated.
Tourism - The rich variety of wildlife in savanna areas attracts many tourists on safari.
The Biodiversity of the Brazilian Cerrado Introduction Central Brazil is covered by a type of tree savanna known as " cerrado ".
Nut processing in rural Ghana The shea butter tree is a small deciduous tree abundant in the savanna areas of West Africa.
Experience in ecosystem modeling, remote sensing and GIS would be advantageous, as would field experience in Africa or in savanna ecosystems.Advertisement
We enter Zimbabwe and travel to Harare where we spend two nights to round off the first leg of the Savanna Dawn overland safari.
Day 8 Today we depart early, heading for progressively drier thorn savanna in this remote southern section of Ethiopia.
In the south is the Masai Mara, vast, open savanna, teeming with game.
Isolated tufts or tussocks are also characteristic of steppe - and savanna - vegetation and open places generally in the warmer parts of the earth.
The more humid regions have a richer vegetation - dense forest where the rainfall is greatest and variations of temperature least, conditions found chiefly on the tropical coasts, and in the west African equatorial basin with its extension towards the upper Nile; and savanna interspersed with trees on the greater part of the plateaus, passing as the desert regions are appNoached into a scrub vegetation consisting of thorny acacias, &c. Forests also occur on the humid slopes of mountain ranges up to a certain elevation.Advertisement
Where the forest thins to the savanna and steppe, and communication is easier, are found the larger kingdoms and " empires " such as, in the north those established by the Songhai, Hausa, Fula, Bagirmi, Ba-Hima, &c., and in the south the states of Lunda, Kazembe, the Ba-Rotse, &c.
The city is built on a comparatively level pajonal or savanna, extending southward from the base of three low hills, called Los Cerros de la Cruz, between the river and the partially filled waters of the Estero Salado.
A native of the African Savanna (most likely Kenya) and a tribe princess, the young Elena is a lover, not a fighter.