7th Class Social Science Sample Paper Social Science Sample Paper - 8

  • question_answer Describe two types of grasslands found on the globe.   



    (i) Tropical grasslands: These grasslands occur on either side of the equator and extend till the tropics. This vegetation grows in the areas of moderate to low amount of rainfall. The grass can grow about 3 to 4 metres in height. Savannah grasslands of Africa are of this type. Common animals found in the tropical grasslands are elephants, zebras, giraffes, deer and leopards.
    (ii) Temperate grasslands: These grasslands are found in the mid-latitudinal zones and in the interior parts of the continents. Usually, grass here is short and nutritious. Wild buffaloes, bisons, antilopes are common in the temperate region.


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