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Danger on the African grassland

Elisabeth Sackett

Danger on the African grassland

by Elisabeth Sackett

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Published by Sierra Club Books, Little, Brown in San Francisco, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhinoceroses -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    A young rhinoceros and his mother, who is shot by hunters on the African grasslands, flee for their lives, ultimately arriving at a reserve where they can sleep in peace and safety.

    Edition Notes

    j-133,914

    StatementElisabeth Sackett ; illustrations by Martin Camm.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    ContributionsCamm, Martin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 vol. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23260776M
    ISBN 100316765961

    the known effects of the fire regime on grass and tree and shrub vegetation in African grasslands and savannas based on research results.[2] [12] Type of Fire The most common types of fire in grassland and savanna areas are surface fires burning either as head or back fires. Crown fires do occur in savanna but only under extreme fire. The savanna is a type of grasslands biome. The savanna is sometimes called the tropical grasslands. To learn about the other major type of grasslands biome, go to our temperate grasslands page. Characteristics of the Savanna. Grasses and trees - The savanna is a rolling grassland with scattered trees and shrubs.

    3 of Many grassland bird species are threatened as a result of the human transformation that is taking place on these sensitive ecosystems. 4 of A Garden-Orb spider with its web spun in long grass, feeds on a grasshopper that has flown into its web. 5 of The delicate petals of a pink Dirama flower push above the grass basal cover. I'm just starting July in my "signed" copy of Gathering, having finished half a year's entries. Wonderful book and a great view into life on a SD ranch, the coyotes, cattle, herons, red-winged blackbirds, the grasslands and the people who live at and around the ranch/5.

    Endangered animals are those species that are in danger of going extinct. Their reproductive rates are lower than their mortality rates over long periods of time, so their numbers are diminishing. The reasons for this are varied, but lately, very often involves a loss of habitat as people encroach. Nov 21,  · Variations: Ugungqu-kubantwana, Ugunqu-kubantwana Usilosimapundu, “the rugose beast” or “the nodulated beast”, is a creature of superlatives. There are hills and mountains on his vast body, with rivers on one side, highlands on another, forests on the next, highlands and cliffs on other sides; he is so large that it is winter on one side of him and summer on the other.


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