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by Peyton Culp


In the Savanna!
By: Peyton Culp
All About the Author
My name is Peyton Culp, I am in 11 years old and live in Dover Delaware. I am in 5th grade at Major George S. Welch Elementary school. I love hanging out with friends and family. I Also, like helping others if they are struggling.
I dedicate this book to Mackenzie my sister.
Table of Contents
Key Characteristics . . . . . 4
Producers . . . . . 5
Consumers . . . . . 6 - 7
Decomposers . . . . . 8
Energy pyramids . . . . . 9
Food web . . . . . 10
Earth's Major systems . . . . . 11
Savanna Threats . . . . . 12 - 13
Glossary . . . . . 14 - 15
Chapter 1 Key Characteristics
In the savanna it is hot all year. There is a wet season and a dry season. In the wet season it is hot, humid, amd there is heavy rain. In the dry season it is winter, droughts often occur.
In the savanna, Snakes, lizards, and meerkats live in underground holmes or burrows. Also, frogs, turtles, and crocodiles dig in the mud in rivers and lagoons to keep shelter.
In the savanna, Lemon grass grows very long during the wet season. Lemon grass also stores water in its roots during the dry season as well as baobab trees store water in their trunks.
In the savanna near the equator it is very hot. Also all of the savannas are located in Australia, South America, Asia, and Africa.
Chapter 2 Producers
Producers are the main source of food in an ecosystem so a shrub would give a sort of sugar to plants or animals in a savanna.
Baobab Trees
In the savanna Baobab trees get their energy from the sun and water. Baobab trees grow by storing water in their trunks and then use the water during the dry season.
baobab tree
In the savanna shrubs get energy from sunlight captured by plants and convert that energy into rich sugar using photosynthesis.
Candelabra Trees
In the savanna candelabra trees mostly get their energy from the sun and water. Candelabra trees also use the soak and dry method and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Also, Candelabra trees don't use nutrients to survive.