The biotic factors of a savanna include elephants, lions, zebras, giraffes, gazelles, whistling thorn trees and jackalberry trees. The term "biotic factors" refers to all of the living organisms and their interactions in a particular ecosystem.Continue Reading
The savanna ecosystem is characterized by warm temperatures, dispersed grasses and small trees. These trees and grasses allow sunlight to reach the ground. Heavy rainfall typically occurs during the summer months.
The jackalberry tree is one of the producers in the savanna. Producers are able to make their own food. Zebras, cows and warthogs are examples of the herbivores found in a savanna. Herbivores feed on primary producers.
Carnivores, such as lions and leopards, feed on other animals. This ecosystem also has decomposers, insectivores and scavengers.Learn more about Botany
Wolves, cougars, owls, sea lions and walruses are examples of carnivores, while koalas, pandas, gazelles, zebras and caterpillars are herbivores. Humans, ostriches, box turtles, black bears, red foxes and squirrels are omnivores. Carnivores feed on other animals, herbivores only feed on plant life and omnivores consume plants and animals.Full Answer >
Wild African lions' favorite foods are medium-sized to large hoofed animals such as zebras, gazelles, wildebeests, impalas and warthogs. Their prey ranges in size from rodents to Cape buffalo and also includes reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish and eggs. In zoos, lions receive beef and bones. All lions need drinking water.Full Answer >
Some of the omnivores in tropical or African savanna include lions, giraffes and leopards. Omnivores are defined as organisms that eat a variety of other organisms, such as plants, animals and fungi.Full Answer >
The most well-known animals native to Africa include African elephants, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses, gazelles, crocodiles, cheetahs, hyenas and lions. The continent is also home to hundreds of unique bird species and thousands of insects, including almost 700 species of dragonfly.Full Answer >