Elephants: Large mammals in the family Elephantidae, with columnar limbs, bulky bodies, and elongated snouts. They are the only surviving members of the PROBOSCIDEA MAMMALS.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Acacia: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The gums and tanning agents obtained from Acacia are called GUM ARABIC. The common name of catechu is more often used for Areca catechu (ARECA).Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)FiresRain: Water particles that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Tropical Climate: A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Poaceae: A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.Papio cynocephalus: A species of baboon in the family CERCOPITHECIDAE found in southern equatorial and east Africa. They are smaller than PAPIO ANUBIS and have a thinner mane.Congo: A republic in central Africa lying between GABON and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and south of Cameroon. Its capital is Brazzaville.Mastodons: An extinct genus of large mammals in the family Mammutidae, that fed by browsing on tall plants. Eurasian species died out three million years ago, but some specimens of the American Mastodon survived the last Ice Age.Ecological Parameter Monitoring: Ongoing collection, analysis, and interpretation of ecological data that is used to assess changes in the components, processes, and overall condition and functioning of an ECOSYSTEM.BrazilPopulation Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Africa, Western: The geographical area of Africa comprising BENIN; BURKINA FASO; COTE D'IVOIRE; GAMBIA; GHANA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; LIBERIA; MALI; MAURITANIA; NIGER; NIGERIA; SENEGAL; SIERRA LEONE; and TOGO.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Carbon Cycle: The cycle by which the element carbon is exchanged between organic matter and the earth's physical environment.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Mali: A country in western Africa, east of MAURITANIA and south of ALGERIA. Its capital is Bamako. From 1904-1920 it was known as Upper Senegal-Niger; prior to 1958, as French Sudan; 1958-1960 as the Sudanese Republic and 1959-1960 it joined Senegal in the Mali Federation. It became an independent republic in 1960.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Africa, Central: The geographical area of Africa comprising CAMEROON; CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CONGO; EQUATORIAL GUINEA; GABON; and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.Guinea: A republic in western Africa, south of SENEGAL and MALI, east of GUINEA-BISSAU. Its capital is Conakry.Biodiversity: The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.Procyonidae: A family of long-tailed terrestrial omnivores including RACCOONS, ringtails, and coatimundis.AfricaRuminants: A suborder of the order ARTIODACTYLA whose members have the distinguishing feature of a four-chambered stomach, including the capacious RUMEN. Horns or antlers are usually present, at least in males.Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Namibia: A republic in southern Africa, south of ANGOLA and west of BOTSWANA. Its capital is Windhoek.Lions: Large, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the cat family FELIDAE, species Panthera leo. They are found in Africa and southern Asia.Mentha: Mentha is a genus of the mint family (LAMIACEAE). It is known for species having characteristic flavor and aroma.Tsetse Flies: Bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina, found primarily in equatorial Africa. Several species are intermediate hosts of trypanosomes.Tabebuia: A plant genus of the family BIGNONIACEAE that is a source of lapachol.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Anopheles gambiae: A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.Human Activities: Activities performed by humans.Parakeets: Common name for one of five species of small PARROTS, containing long tails.Quercus: A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE that is a source of TANNINS. Do not confuse with Holly (ILEX).Trypanosoma rangeli: A hemoflagellate parasite affecting domestic and wild animals, as well as humans and invertebrates. Though it induces an immune response, it is non-pathogenic in humans and other vertebrates. It is cross-reactive with TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI and can thus cause false positives for CHAGAS DISEASE.Onchocerca: A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms live and breed in skin and subcutaneous tissues. Onchocercal microfilariae may also be found in the urine, blood, or sputum.Onchocerciasis, Ocular: Filarial infection of the eyes transmitted from person to person by bites of Onchocerca volvulus-infected black flies. The microfilariae of Onchocerca are thus deposited beneath the skin. They migrate through various tissues including the eye. Those persons infected have impaired vision and up to 20% are blind. The incidence of eye lesions has been reported to be as high as 30% in Central America and parts of Africa.Cameroon: A republic in central Africa lying east of CHAD and the CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC and west of NIGERIA. The capital is Yaounde.Xylopia: A plant genus of the family ANNONACEAE. Members contain DITERPENES.Cote d'Ivoire: A republic in western Africa, south of MALI and BURKINA FASO, bordered by GHANA on the east. Its administrative capital is Abidjan and Yamoussoukro has been the official capital since 1983. The country was formerly called Ivory Coast.Simuliidae: Several species of the genus Simulium (family Simuliidae) that act as intermediate hosts (vectors) for the parasitic disease ONCHOCERCIASIS.Senegal: A republic in western Africa, southwest of MAURITANIA and east of MALI. Its capital is Dakar.Bradyrhizobiaceae: A proposed family of bacteria belonging to the alpha-2 subgroup of PROTEOBACTERIA.Fossils: Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.Rivers: Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).South AmericaLizardsNigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Herbivory: The act of feeding on plants by animals.Anopheles: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.Biomass: Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.Feeding Behavior: Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.Onchocerciasis: Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS, and ocular lesions.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Isoptera: An order of insects, restricted mostly to the tropics, containing at least eight families. A few species occur in temperate regions of North America.Disease Vectors: Invertebrates or non-human vertebrates which transmit infective organisms from one host to another.Paleontology: The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.Wetlands: Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.Ants: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Cytochromes b: Cytochromes of the b group that have alpha-band absorption of 563-564 nm. They occur as subunits in MITOCHONDRIAL ELECTRON TRANSPORT COMPLEX III.Ecology: The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)Zimbabwe: A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.Crops, Agricultural: Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)Burkina Faso: A republic in western Africa, south and east of MALI and west of NIGER. Its capital is Ouagadougou. It was formerly called Upper Volta until 1984.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)GeorgiaMalaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Predatory Behavior: Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.Gabon: A republic in west equatorial Africa, south of CAMEROON and west of the CONGO. Its capital is Libreville.Plants: Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Pollen: The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.DNA, Mitochondrial: Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Mosquito Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of mosquitoes through chemical, biological, or other means.Microsatellite Repeats: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Plant Roots: The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)Mycorrhizae: Symbiotic combination (dual organism) of the MYCELIUM of FUNGI with the roots of plants (PLANT ROOTS). The roots of almost all higher plants exhibit this mutually beneficial relationship, whereby the fungus supplies water and mineral salts to the plant, and the plant supplies CARBOHYDRATES to the fungus. There are two major types of mycorrhizae: ectomycorrhizae and endomycorrhizae.Biological Evolution: The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.Hominidae: Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).Insects: The class Insecta, in the phylum ARTHROPODA, whose members are characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth; several hundred thousand different kinds having been described. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1)Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Plant Leaves: Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)Water: A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Carbon Dioxide: A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.Genetics, Population: The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.Flowers: The reproductive organs of plants.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Insecticides: Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.Carbon: A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Symbiosis: The relationship between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other or a relationship between different species where both of the organisms in question benefit from the presence of the other.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Behavior, Animal: The observable response an animal makes to any situation.Bayes Theorem: A theorem in probability theory named for Thomas Bayes (1702-1761). In epidemiology, it is used to obtain the probability of disease in a group of people with some characteristic on the basis of the overall rate of that disease and of the likelihood of that characteristic in healthy and diseased individuals. The most familiar application is in clinical decision analysis where it is used for estimating the probability of a particular diagnosis given the appearance of some symptoms or test result.DNA, Ribosomal: DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Plasmodium falciparum: A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.Evolution, Molecular: The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Temperature: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Savanna. Blue Planet Biomes. The Living Afridca: Wildlife Bovid Family. library.thinkquest.org Brotherton, PNM; Pemberton, JM; ... Dik-diks live in shrublands and savannas of eastern Africa. Dik-diks seek habitats with a plentiful supply of edible plants ...
lowland savanna. This is an important vegetation type in northern Belize, in which scattered trees occur in "short grass" ( ... lowland pine forest or pine savanna (open forest mainly composed of Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis with shrubs such as the ... Belizean vegetation is characterized by numerous species of palms including the palmettos of the savanna, silver palmetto ( ... actually mainly sedges). Savanna is maintained as open vegetation by a combination of wet-season flooding, dry-season drought ...
The young coastal plain The old coastal plain The Savannah or Zanderij belt The interior residual uplands. The coast of ...
Savanna Press. ISBN 978-0-9543335-2-2. Manuelidis L (Mar 2007). "A 25 nm virion is the likely cause of transmissible spongiform ...
Maue, Savanna. "Historic Kage School restored." Southeast Missourian. Sunday May 17, 2015. Retrieved on June 5, 2016. Lynch, ...
The Llanos de Moxos, also known as the Beni savanna or the Moxos plains, is a tropical savanna ecoregion of northern Bolivia. ... The low relief of the savannas, coupled with wet season rains and snowmelt from the Andes, cause up to half the land to flood ... "Beni savanna". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund. Early and Middle Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Occupations in Western ... A 50,000 square kilometer swath of savanna has been identified as having raised fields which were used for agriculture from ...
"Cadbury Tempo- South African Food- The Savanna". the savanna. Retrieved 7 January 2013. Cadbury South Africa. ...
It has the common name of Savannah Iris, or Bay Blue-flag Iris, Note, normally Iris versicolor is commonly called 'Blue flag ... "Savannah Iris - south carolina". florida.plantatlas.usf.edu. Retrieved 16 November 2014. Ward, Daniel B. (August 2011). "KEYS ... "Savanna iris". explorer.natureserve.org. Retrieved 16 November 2014. "Iris tridentata Pursh". plants.usda.gov. Retrieved 16 ... "Iris tridentata: Savannah Iris". fs.fed.us. Retrieved 16 November 2014. "The Planzengattung Iris". orchideenkultur.net. ...
In tropical regions with a drier savanna climate and insufficient rainfall to support dense forests, the canopy is not closed, ... "Grass savanna". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2012-07-28. Russell, Tony; Cutler, Catherine (2003). The World Encyclopedia ...
"Eureka Win for West Arnhem Land Fire Project". Savanna Information. Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre. Archived ... "West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement Project". Savanna Information. Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre. Archived from the ... Controlled burns on far north Australian savannas can result in an overall carbon sink. One working example is the West Arnhem ...
... co-founder of the Savannah Tribune (known then as the Savannah Colored Tribune) and former director of the Savannah Ports ... "Savannah artist's work featured in Smithsonian's new African-American museum". Savanna Now. The Art of William Pleasant, Jr.. ... His concern for Savannah's cultural and historical legacy lead to his 1971 publication of the first Black History coloring book ... Born in Savannah, Georgia on June 23, 1928 to a well-to-do family, whose members include Louis Pleasant, ...
"New Savanna bridge will open Friday". Saukvalley.com. Savanna, Illinois. Retrieved November 17, 2017. Route map: Google ... US 52 crossed the Mississippi River at the recently constructed Savanna-Sabula Bridge, which opened in 1932. The section of old ... The route begins at the Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River between Sabula and Savanna, Illinois. ...
Savanna Dry was introduced in 1996 and also comes in a Light Premium variety as well as in a Savanna Dark variant. East African ... There are two main brands of cider produced in South Africa, Hunters and Savanna Dry. They are produced and distributed through ... "Savanna Cider". Retrieved 28 September 2014. Hofseth, Arne, Bergens Tidende (2006-05-29). "Sprudlande Hardanger i stettglas" ( ... Other brands are available in supermarkets, most noticeably Magners and Savanna Dry, and in liquor stores, generally, a broader ...
Oak savanna is a type of grassland with scattered oak trees, found on the lowest slopes of the Table Rocks. The Takelma tribe ... 79-80; BLM, Oak Savanna. Reyes et al. 1994, pp. 90, 93-94. Reyes et al. 1994, p. 74. Friedman 1990, p. 730. Reyes et al. 1994, ... "Oak Savanna". Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved April 24, 2009. "Plant Communities". Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved ... From the outermost base of the rocks, three regions consisting of oak savanna, chaparral, and mixed woodland surround the ...
The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna). The environmental situation is ...
"CRC weed fighters honoured" (PDF). Savanna Links. Tropical Savannas CRC. July-December 2005. Retrieved 6 July 2017. "Tropical ...
Valley savanna. This savanna is dominated by sweet thorn, umbrella thorn, karree, leadwood, tamboti and buffalo-thorn trees. ... South-facing hill savanna. This area is characterized by hook thorn, beech, wild pear and buffalo thorn. The absence of ... Pediment savanna. The pediments contain a subterranean layer of ferricrete, an accumulation of hard sheets of iron oxides. This ... The broad vegetation communities present in the Park have been described as follows: North-facing hill savanna. These slopes ...
African Savanna Consisting of several large yards, the African Savanna features a variety of mammals and birds. The exhibit ... The African Savanna area is located near the park entrance. Visitors can observe African lions, flamingos, giraffes, zebras, ... The exhibit features two large ranges-the Savanna and the Mopani-spread out over several acres. The ranges include deep ponds ... The Zoo is divided into several areas: Australian Adventure; African Savanna; Wilderness Trek; The Primate, Cat & Aquatics ...
Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18 °C (64 °F) in every month of the year and typically a ... The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate). Altiplano Guiana Highlands ...
"Elm-leaved Turnera - Turnera ulmifolia". A Neotropical Savanna. Retrieved 7 September 2016. "Turnera Ulmifolia". College of ...
Many savanna animals, such as agile wallabies and red-winged parrots reach their southern limits in Western Australia in the ... On higher ground, pindan adopts a more open savanna structure while, on low-lying ground subject to waterlogging during the wet ... Kimberley tropical savanna. Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands. Lowe, Pat (2003). Pindan Woodlands (PDF). Environs Kimberley ... "Kimberly tropical savanna". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 13 April 2010. "Soils of the Kimberley". ...
Brigalow tropical savanna. Washington, D. C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the ... As is typical of the tropical savannah in the Northern Brigalow Belt, a combination of open, grassy Eucalypt woodlands, ... Tropical Savannah' ecoregion, which is so named for the predominant flora species of the region; 'brigalow', hereafter referred ...
Oak Savanna Publishing. p. 252. Retrieved March 19, 2014. Acid ball becomes art in Salem park, The Register-Guard (2000) ...
The Africa Savanna exhibit first opened in April 1989 and is 4 acres (16,000 m2) in size. This exhibit includes animals typical ... "Africa Savanna Exhibit". Exhibits. Oregon Zoo. Retrieved 2009-09-23. Meunier, Andre (September 10, 2009). "The zoo's $6.8 ... Predators of the Serengeti, a $6.8 million which opened in September 2009, expanded the Africa Savanna 2.5 acres (10,000 m2) ...
"Sahelian Acacia Savanna" Encyclopedia of the Earth. Retrieved July 16, 2010. Walton, Don (June 12, 2010) "A Young Buffett Eyes ... World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Sahelian Acacia Savanna". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from ...
Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands The Savanna "Savanna". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). 1911. "Savannas". New ... Flooded savannas are savannas that are flooded seasonally or year-round. They are classified with flooded savannas as the ... Temperate savannas are mid-latitude savannas with wetter summers and drier winters. They are classified with temperate savannas ... is an example of a montane savanna. The savannas of the Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands ecoregion are a lower altitude ...
See also Eastern savannas of the United States for information on pine savannas of the U.S. South.) The oak savannas of the ... Thus surviving pockets of savanna typically became less like savannas and more like forests or thickets. Many oak savanna plant ... An oak savanna is a type of savanna, or lightly forested grassland, where oaks (Quercus spp.) are the dominant trees. These ... Oak savannas, because of their mixture of grassland, woodland, and unique savanna species, typically have a higher plant ...
Graciously lush river city of 146,000, 30 miles inland from Atlantic Ocean. Median home price $135,000, 46% below national average. Cost of living 12% below national average. PROS: Mild winters. Good air quality. Sufficient physicians per capita. Good rank on Milken Institute list of best cities for successful aging. Somewhat walkable and bikeable. Social Security plus up to $65,000 per person of retirement income exempt from state income tax. No state estate/inheritance tax. CONS: Serious crime rate slightly above national average. So-so economy. NOTED: Elevation 50 feet. On list in 2017. TRIVIA:Home, in 1912, of countrys first Girl Scouts of America troop.
Other articles where African savanna elephant is discussed: proboscidean: …related to one another than African elephants (genus ... African savanna elephantAfrican savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana).. © Digital Vision/Getty Images. ... African savanna elephantAfrican savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana).. © Digital Vision/Getty Images. ... African savanna elephantAfrican savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana).. © Digital Vision/Getty Images. ...
In 2008, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was awarded the contract for Maintenance and Operation of SRS. Savannah River ... Official website of the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). *Official website of the Savannah River Site Heritage ... Savannah River National Laboratory. *RELAP5-3D (Reactor Excursion and Leak Analysis Program), developed at Idaho National ... The Savannah River Site (SRS) is a nuclear reservation in the United States in the state of South Carolina, located on land in ...
For the hamlet and CDP located within this town, see Savannah (CDP), New York. For other uses, see Savannah (disambiguation). ... Savannah is a town in the southeast portion of Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 1,730 at the 2010 ... Savannah - A hamlet at the junction of NY-31 and NY-89. The community was formerly an incorporated village (1867), but later ... Communities and locations in Savannah[edit]. *Crusoe - A location on the south town line west of Evans Corner. ...
"Gianforte Introduces Bipartisan Savannas Act to Address Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women" - Rep. Greg ... Savannas Act, S. 227, 116th Cong. (2019).. {{cite web. ,url=https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s227. ,title=S. 227 ( ... "S. 227 - 116th Congress: Savannas Act." www.GovTrack.us. 2019. February 28, 2020 ,https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/ ... 2020). S. 227 - 116th Congress: Savannas Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s227 ...
Crocidura fulvastra is found discontinuously from Mali in the east to Kenya and Ethiopia, through the Sudan savanna zone. It is ... C. fulvastra occurs in Sudan savanna habitats and in arid parts of Kenya. ... largely restricted to dry, savanna-filled valleys. A mummified specimen was found in Thebes, Egypt, but this species is now ...
Savannas Act, H.R. 2733, 116th Cong. (2019).. {{cite web. ,url=https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr2733. ,title=H.R. ... "H.R. 2733 - 116th Congress: Savannas Act." www.GovTrack.us. 2019. August 21, 2019 ,https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/ ... 2019). H.R. 2733 - 116th Congress: Savannas Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr2733 ...
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These tall, dark skinned herdsmen in striking red cloaks and beadwork have come to symbolize the face of Africas savanna ... The people of Africas vast savanna are united by their strong identity with the sprawling plains that surround them. ... Originally, these pastoral groups came to the savanna looking for food, scavenging after leftover game killed by large ...
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  • sleep name="Andaz Savannah" alt="" address="14 Barnard Street, Savannah, GA 31401" directions="" phone="(912) 233-2116" url="http://savannah.andaz.hyatt.com?src=agn_mls_adz_nplk_wikitravel_savrd" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">New hotel in the historic district. (wikitravel.org)
  • It's been difficult to get a picture of how savanna ecosystems evolved because the conditions needed to preserve animal and plant fossils are very different from one another," says Jonathan Davies, a member of the research team and an expert in phylogenetic analysis who teaches biology at McGill University. (mcgill.ca)
  • and the many SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) buildings around town. (mapquest.com)
  • Staying at the Brice, you're a short stroll from the charming cafes, galleries, the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) campus and the stunning manors and scenic squares for which Savannah is famous. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A day after Savannah Guthrie revealed she had suffered a serious eye injury , the "Today" co-host is returning to TV to co-host the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade . (usatoday.com)
  • It's a girl for Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie and her husband, Michael Feldman, who welcomed their first daughter yesterday. (parents.com)
  • Media personalities will be flocking to Rio in Brazil for when the Games kick off in August, but Today co-host Savannah Guthrie will not be one of them. (cinemablend.com)
  • It's no wonder that Savannah Guthrie would want to avoid travel if Zika were a risk to her child. (cinemablend.com)
  • Savannah Guthrie bowing out of attending the Olympics won't necessarily mean that she won't provide coverage back in the U.S. There will be no shortage of popular demand for all things Olympics, so she should have plenty to keep her busy from the safety of the studio. (cinemablend.com)
  • We still have a wait ahead of us before we see how the NBC crew does without Savannah Guthrie at the 2016 Olympics, so check out our summer TV premiere schedule to see what you can watch in the meantime. (cinemablend.com)
  • Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb pose for a photo in New York City on Jan. 2. (yahoo.com)
  • A new University of Utah study concludes that savanna was the predominant ecosystem during the evolution of human ancestors and their chimp and gorilla relatives in East Africa. (livescience.com)
  • The savannas of Africa may have become the cradle of human evolution millions of years earlier than thought, researchers suggest. (livescience.com)
  • The human lineage originated about 2.5 million years ago, coinciding with the expansion of savannas - grasslands mixed with trees - across East Africa. (livescience.com)
  • The new research, based on a study of carbon isotopes in ancient soil, found that grassy, tree-dotted savannas apparently prevailed "for all of the last 6 million years in the environments in eastern Africa where some of the most significant early human fossils were found," said geochemist Thure Cerling at the University of Utah. (livescience.com)
  • While many scientists think East Africa was forested before 2 million years ago and savannas emerged only afterward, Cerling said, the new findings suggest that during the development of bipedalism about 4 million years ago - that is, walking on two legs - savannas were present, even predominant. (livescience.com)
  • Download Africa Cloud Daytime Meager Outdoor Preserve Savanna Shots. (tradebit.com)
  • Find a Pediatrician in Savannah, GA who offers pediatric services including primary medical care for infants, children and adolescents. (wellness.com)
  • In June 2012, the Lininger's made the decision to move to Houston to be closer to family and to enroll Savanna in the pediatric epilepsy program at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. (memorialhermann.org)
  • It was there that they met Gretchen Von Allmen, M.D. , pediatric neurologist and epileptologist at the hospital and director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, who ultimately recommended Savanna undergo a MEG study as part of her pre-surgical evaluation in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. (memorialhermann.org)
  • In 1950, the federal government requested that DuPont build and operate a nuclear facility near the Savannah River in South Carolina. (wikipedia.org)
  • If General Sherman purposed crossing the Savannah River , and thus reaching the sea-coast of South Carolina, he abandoned such intention after the defeat of Hatch's forces at Honey Hill. (tufts.edu)
  • Batteries had been constructed at the C capture of Fort McAllister, on the Altamaha River, effected a permanent lodgment on Hutchinson's Island, crossed the Savannah River , and established works on the South Carolina shore, almost within range of our only line of retreat. (tufts.edu)
  • SAVANNAH, GA ( Tuesday, May 12, 2020 ) - During the Month of April, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 515 incidents including 107 fires, 131 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 49 hazardous condition calls, 35 public service calls, 47 smoke scare calls and 146 false alarms. (savannahga.gov)
  • More than 70 percent of the sites were revealed to be savanna-like environments with less than 40 percent tree cover. (livescience.com)
  • sleep name="DoubleTree by Hilton" alt="Historic District" address="411 West Bay Street" directions="on Bay Street at Montgomery Street" phone="912-790-7000" url="http://stayinsavannah.com/hotels/doubletree-by-hilton-savannah-historic-district" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="32.081944" long="-81.096101">Within walking distance from many downtown Savannah destinations including both the popular City Market and River Street, the DoubleTree by Hilton meets any traveler's needs. (wikitravel.org)
  • Visitors are attracted to Savannah for many reasons, the primary one being the opportunity to tour the city's beautiful Historic District, the country's largest historic urban landmark district. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The city of Savannah has many other interesting attractions outside the Historic District. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) is the dominant species in northern oak savannas, although black oak (Quercus velutina), white oak (Quercus alba), and Hill's oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)are sometimes present. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also a few species that are unique to oak savannas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most fire-tolerant of the oak species is the bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), which is especially common in hill-country savannas in the Midwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many oak savanna plant and animal species became extinct or rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • What might have then fostered the evolution of hominins - those species in the human lineage that came after the split from chimpanzees - were the many resources available in nearby savannas. (livescience.com)
  • A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. (bing.com)
  • City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at East 65th and Abercorn streets on Monday. (savannahnow.com)
  • Savannah is a classic Southern city-mannerly, to be sure, but with a rich and complex history. (tripadvisor.co.uk)
  • The founding pastor, the Rev. George Leile, joined others who left during the British evacuation of the city of Savannah in 1782 rather than risk enslavement again. (aaa.com)
  • The sweet Southern city of Savannah has gotten North America's first hybrid streetcar rolling along its historic River Street in time to lead the parade this Tuesday celebrating Climate Action Week. (autoblog.com)
  • Prior to European settlement aboriginal land use practices, including fire, influenced vegetation and may have maintained and modified savanna flora. (wikipedia.org)
  • The combination of dry and wet climates in a savanna allows for a variety of flora to bloom throughout the region. (gardenguides.com)
  • Tours, including The Freedom Trail Tour, depart from the Savannah Visitor Center at 301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (aaa.com)
  • Aboriginal burning appears to have been responsible for the widespread occurrence of savanna in tropical Australia and New Guinea, and savannas in India are a result of human fire use. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Savannah River Site viewed from the International Space Station . (wikipedia.org)
  • The management and operating contract is held by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions LLC ( SRNS ), and the Liquid Waste Operations contract is held by Savannah River Remediation, which is a team of companies led by AECOM. (wikipedia.org)
  • SRS is also home to the Savannah River National Laboratory and the USA's only operating radiochemical separations facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historic allure and lighthearted design intersect two blocks from the Savannah River at the Brice, where the buoyant staff includes (allegedly) a few resident ghosts and a sweet backyard pool makes the hotel feel like your own private villa. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • it is situated in a fine country on the west side of the Savannah River , though like all other towns of the South it is behind the cities of the North about a half century in civilization. (tufts.edu)
  • Nearly all the fortifications in these waters, with the exception of Fort Pulaski on the Savannah River , were found abandoned. (tufts.edu)
  • You can visit it next to the Savannah River and ponder the poem by Maya Angelou that's inscribed in the 2002 sculpture. (aaa.com)
  • Also on Tybee Island, the Tybee Island Lighthouse, guardian of the Savannah River since 1736, offers tours, a museum, and gift shop. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Savannah River National Laboratory researcher Robert Sindelar has begun a two-month assignment in Japan as a U.S. Embassy Science Fellow helping with decontamination efforts in the Fukushima region. (augusta.com)
  • Savannah River National Laboratory researcher Robert Sindelar has begun a two-month assignment in Japan as a U.S. Embassy Science Fellow. (augusta.com)
  • A site belonging to the Savannah GNU free software archive was attacked recently , leading to a compromise of encrypted passwords and enabling the attackers to access restricted project material. (slashdot.org)
  • The compromise was the result of a SQL injection attack against the savannah.gnu.org site within the last couple of days and the site is still offline now. (slashdot.org)
  • Fort Pulaski National Monument, fifteen miles east of Savannah, Fort McAllister State Historic Park, 22 miles south, and the Tybee Island Museum provide exhibits concerning the Civil War period. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Stroll historic Savannah and visit places you may remember from Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (especially Bonaventure Cemetery)… then enjoy a mint julep on your hotel's verandah. (tripadvisor.co.uk)