Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 52 - 52.2 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

Your answer will vary based on location. For an example, in a temperate grassland you will have a lot of tall grasses and low shrubs, a lot of wind, and distinct seasons. Many temperate grasslands in the US no longer reflect this due to the affect of human settlement in the area, eliminating larger animals such as buffalo and mountain lions, which have caused native grasses to die off and more trees to grow.

Work Step by Step

Your answer to vary based on your location. Use the map on page 1165 to determine your biome, then compare its expected features to what you actually observe.
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