In the past, about 1/4 of the Earth was covered in Grasslands.
The highlighted areas show where all different kinds of grasslands are found throughout the world (Grasslands are found on every contient except for Antartica)
(Missouri Boteanical Garden)
In North America, there are 3 different types of prarie grassland. As with every differing area, the plants animals, and basic physical features vary. Which will be addressed on a different page.
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)