How are grasslands categorized

How are grasslands categorized?




Grasslands might be classified in savannahs and steppes. In steppes, the existing vegetation is grass, like in pampas of the South America and in prairies of North America. The fauna is mostly formed by the herbivores, like ungulates and rodents. The savannahs present and exists undersized trees, like for instance the Brazilian cerrado or African savannahs. The fauna is diverse; in Brazilian cerrado there are many animals like emus, armadillos, lizards, jaguars, etc., and many other types of insects; African savannahs are the home of enormous herbivores and carnivores, like zebras, giraffes, anaconda, antilopes, leopards and lions.

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