- The Savanna has many different kinds of plants, such
senegal, candelabra tree, jackalberry tree, umbrella
thorn acacia, whistling thorn, Bermuda grass, baobabs, and elephant
grass. The Serengeti Plains are a grass savanna that has very dry but
nutrient-rich volcanic sand. Around 2 million large plant-eating
mammals live in the savanna.
- Many plants have developed long tap roots to be able
down to water.
- Certain types of trees have thick, fire resistant bark
that are able to store water.
rainfall in the
African Savanna is about the same as that of Wisconsin.
the rainy season,
beginning in May and ending in November, they get fifteen to
twenty-five inches of rain a month.
the dry season they
only get about four inches of rain.
dry season occurs
more then seven months of the year, from October to March in the
southern hemisphere and April to September in the northern hemisphere.
dry season comes in
the low sun period and the wet season comes in the high sun period.
have a wet-dry