Biomes

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Tundra
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Biomes of the World. Geography Home Page.
What's It Like Where You Live? Evergreen Project.

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Biomes

 

Biomes are composed of groups of plants and animals that live in similar climates and are distributed over wides areas. Examples of biomes are tropical rainforest, temperate grasslands, savannas, tundras, and oceans. tropical rainforest and savannas both occupy the equatorial areas of earth, and both have hot weather. They would both look the same, only tropical rainforest get more rain than savannas. The same distinctions can be made between temperate Forest and temperate grasslands, for both occupy the temperate regions of Earth, between 30N and 30S.