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grassland
generally hot climate. Grass, flowers, and oak trees grow there. Lions, zebras, hyenas, and giraffes live there.
dry-land environment
habitats that are not bodies of water. Examples: grasslands, rainforests, forests, and deserts
limited resources
an animal needs food, water, shelter, air and a way to raise their young. There is a set amount in each habitat. Each habitat can only support a limited number of animals
water-related environment
habitats that have fresh or water sources. Examples are: ponds, streams, rivers and oceans. A rainforest is not included in this group because it reains a lot there, but it is solid ground and not a body of water
community
all of the populations that live together in the same place. Example: in a forest, it would be made up of trees, squirrels, worms, rabbits, and hawks.
forest
has a seasonal climate, which means that the temperature changes with the seasons. Tress, flowers, and bushes grow in this environment. Moths rabbits, birds, squirrels and bobcats also live here.
habitat
a place where animals live that meets there needs
what does an animal need to survive?
food, water, shelter, air, and a way to raise their young
river
a body of water larger than a stream. Trees grow around this area, and lily pads are in this area. Otters, beavers, frogs, and fish live here.
stream
a body of moving water smaller than a river. Grass, flowers, and trees grow here. Bears, bobcats, egrets, mink, and fish live in and around this area.
swamp
This area has trees and shrubs that grow in it. It is flooded at least part of the year. Deer, raccoons, snakes, turtles and toads live in this area.
Marsh
too wet for trees and shrubs. Grassy plants like cattails and reeds grow here. Fish, many insects, and birds live here.
Pond
a small body of non-moving water. Duckweed grows there. Snails, ducks, frogs, and many insects live here.
ocean
a large salt water body of water. Seaweed is a major plant of the ocean along with grasses. Whales, fish, dolphins, and sharks live here.
desert
this is a generally hot and dry climate where Cactus plants and sagebrush gorw. Rattlesnakes, kangaroo rats, owls and lizards live here.
diversity
when a lot of different animals live in a habitat. The rainforest is a very _______habitat.
populationa
a group of organisms of the same kind that live in the same place. Example: a ________of swans live in the pond.
rainforest
this is hot and usually very wet. Many plants thrive in this area, such as ferns, vines, mosses, trees, an flowers. Many animals live here: parrots, frogs, monkeys, snakes, butterflies, and sloths
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