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tropical rainforest

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savanna

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desert

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chaparral

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temperate grassland

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temperate deciduous forest

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coniferous forest

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tundra

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9

tropical rainforest

orchids

passion flower

pitcher plants

ramon tree

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savanna

baobab tree

elephant grass

bushwillow

acacia tree

red oat grass

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desert

prickly pear cactus

agave

quiver tree

joshua tree

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12

chaparral

toyon

yuca

chamise

manzanita

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13

temperate grassland

buffalo grass

blue grama

sliver tussock

asters

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temperate deciduous forest

oak tree

maple tree

lichen, moss

fern

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coniferous forest

balsam fir

black spruce

scott’s pine

tamarack larch

(think christmas trees)

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tundra

cottongrass

arctic willow

arctic poppy

_______ rose

(all plants are shrubby)

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17

tropical rainforest

boa constrictor

toucan

squirrel monkey

green iguana

jaguar

(wide diversity)

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savanna

giraffe

gazelle

wildebeest

elephant

lion

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19

desert

camel

_______ iguana

jerboa

rattlesnake

fennec fox

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20

chaparral

california quail

jackrabbit

coyote

mule deer

horned toad

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21

temperate grassland

bison

deer

prairie dogs

coyote

bobcat

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temperate deciduous forest

squirrel

woodpecker

chipmunk

raccoon

whitetail deer

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coniferous forest

moose

black bear

fox

porcupine

wolves

northern goshawk

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tundra

wild yak

snow leopard

snowy owl

canada lynx

arctic hare

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tropical rainforest

79-394 in. rain

warm all year round

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savanna

30-40 in. rain yearly

usually warm (68-86 F)

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desert

less than 10 in. rain yearly

very hot during day, cold at night

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chaparral

26 in. rain yearly

temp usually stable but increases during dry season

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temperate grassland

20-35 in. precipitation yearly

cold winters (-4 F), warm summers (86 F)

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temperate deciduous forest

30-60 in. precipitation yearly (mostly rain)

winter 40, spring 56, summer 78, fall 63

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coniferous forest

11-35 in. precipitation yearly (rain or snow(winter))

dont get a ton of precipitation

summer 50 F, winter -40-68 F

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tundra

6-10 in. precipitation yearly (2/3 rain, 1/3 snow)

wet season = summer

temp between -40 and 64 F

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tropical rainforest

humid

heavily vegetated

wildlife flourishes

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savanna

scattered trees

seasonal droughts and seasonal rainfall

cracked soil

fires

wildlife sit around watering holes

largely in Africa

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35

desert

wasteland

flat

hot

oasis are only cool thing

very dry

near tropical rainforests (mountains block rainfall bc they obstruct clouds)

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chaparral

grasses

small, sparse trees

prone to wildfires

shrubs

bushes

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temperate grassland

surrounded by forests and deserts

rich soil

lots of grasses

less trees

wildfires

called: “steppes,” “pampas,” “prairies”

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temperate deciduous forest

pretty rich soil

trees lose leaves in winter

experience 4 seasons

where you see industrialization, these are here (idk if there’s a correlation)

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coniferous forest

close to tundra

populated with evergreens, lakes, bogs, and mountains

cold winters and warm summers

needlelike trees

branches angle down to let snow fall

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tundra

near coniferous forests

treeless

cold

little biodiversity (due to permafrost)

little precipitation

all plants are shrubby

environment is always wet bc temp is too low fro evaporation

permafrost prevents trees from growing rootss

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desert

1?

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temperate grassland

2?

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tropical rainforest

3?

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temperate deciduous forest

4?

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coniferous forest

5?

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tundra

6?

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