Physical Features

 Grasslands are generally at very high, or low altitudes.

   Each areas features vary depending on the area of the world they are from.


North America

  great plains, flat land


                                                                                                (Glenn Manishin)



hills, and  rivers

 photo of the Red Hills area with bluffs, grassland and a stream

(US Fish and Wildlife)







watering holes, trees



plains, flat land


(Micheal Ritter)







barren flat land (the outbck)

 The Olgas Kata Tjuta National Park - Central Australian Outback Northern Territory Tourism

(Northern Territory Tourism)


rolling hills

 Australian Alps montane grasslands

(National Geographic)

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Did you know?

Baby Giraffes are called calfs, and they spend 15 months inside their mothers wombs before dropping to the grassland. (BBC 10) 

About 50% of calfs die in their first 6 months of life in the hands of preditors. (BBC 10)

The average life-span is 25 years, and 28 in captivity. (BBC 3)