Tag: Biomes

Manta Rays

Manta Ray Manta Ray Facts Manta Rays are cartilaginous marine fish which live in the tropical oceans around the world. Manta rays have a flatted body with two wing-like fins on each side of their body. Mantas are filter feeder...

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Gorillas

Gorilla   Facts about Gorillas   Gorillas are mammals and the largest of the living primates. Gorillas live in tropical and subtropical forests of Africa in limited zones. There are two species of gorilla, the Western...

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Savanna Biome

When we think of the Savanna Biome, it is understandable that we think of hot and dry areas. However, it may surprise you to learn that there is a very wet season and then a very dry season in the Savanna.

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Taiga Biome

The taiga biome is one that has very long and cold winters. They summers are short and they are cool in temperature. The cool air masses from the arctic can move in rapidly.

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Grassland Biome

Along certain areas of North America and Eurasia you will find grassland biomes. There are mountain ranges in place that prevent the ocean air masses from affecting these areas.

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Ocean Biome

A common belief is that the ocean biome was the first one to exist. More than 3 million years ago the first life forms were able to derive from here.

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Desert Biome

he desert biome is one that is very hot and dry. They are found at the lower latitudes, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Light winds occur often which evaporates any type of moisture that is typically going to develop in them.

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