• deserts
  • Gazelle is the name for a number of small, delicate antelopes with spreading horns, inhabiting deserts and grassy plains. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Savory's apostasy is based on a controversial idea: that we need more cows - not fewer - grazing on the world's grasslands, prairies, and deserts, the arid and semiarid two-thirds of Earth's land surface where soil is especially susceptible to drying out and eroding as the climate warms and droughts worsen. (utne.com)
  • Tropical grasslands ecosystems, also known as savannas, are located to the north and south of the equator, primarily between 5 and 30 degrees latitude, lying in between the tropical rainforests at the equator, and the deserts. (brighthub.com)
  • The most extensive natural grasslands can be thought of as intermediates in an environmental gradient, with forests at one end and deserts at the other. (britannica.com)
  • Like the savannas, deserts, and scrublands into which they commonly blend, grasslands arose during the period of cooling and drying of the global climate , which occurred during the Cenozoic Era (65.5 million years ago to the present). (britannica.com)
  • wildlife
  • The only official that stops our vehicle is a tall, well-spoken Gambella National Park guard asking if our purpose is to view the migrating antelope and other wildlife. (anyuakmedia.com)
  • Observing wildlife is also popular on Antelope Island, especially the large numbers of bison which are part of the Antelope Island bison herd. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antelope hunters in Montana will have to work a bit harder to find good antelope hunting this fall, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials say. (mt.gov)
  • Antelope hunting will be a challenge,' said Quentin Kujala, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' wildlife sections coordinator in Helena. (mt.gov)
  • FWP biologists are wrapping up the state's 2004 antelope surveys, so the quotas for antelope permits won't be finalized until the Aug. 5, 2004 meeting of the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission. (mt.gov)
  • fawn
  • Male and female (Zambia) Puku female and fawn, in South Luangwa NP, Zambia IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • Antelope continue to appear in record low numbers, though biologists are seeing some encouraging signs of recovery in the eastern part of the region, where more fawn antelope were counted than in the past few years. (mt.gov)
  • In most areas, antelope numbers remain at historic lows-37 percent of the historic average-with fawn numbers at just 53 percent of normal. (mt.gov)
  • plains
  • Consisting of grassland and gently rolling hills, Southwest Oklahoma is atypical to the rest of the Great Plains region of the United States, as it is less dry than adjacent West Texas and contains many geographic features which further differentiates the unique climate. (wikipedia.org)
  • ecoregions
  • Open forests of ponderosa pine and some lodgepole pine distinguish this region from the Cascades ecoregion, where hemlock and fir forests are more common, and from the lower, drier ecoregions to the east, where shrubs and grasslands are predominant. (wikipedia.org)
  • bison
  • As populations of larger game began to diminish, possibly as a result of intense hunting and rapid environmental changes, Late Paleoindian groups would come to rely more on other facets of their subsistence pattern, including increased hunting of bison, mule deer and antelope. (wikipedia.org)
  • habitat
  • According to a remote sensing study of habitat types, the park area is classified as follows: 7.57 km2 of dense grassland 9.91 km2 of sparse grassland 5.05 km2 of Prosopis shrubland 5.13 km2 of saline land 5.08 km2 of high tidal mudflats The mudflats are the high tide zones of Gulf of Khambhat and the lower part is prone to flooding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hills
  • Antelope Island is known for its scenic beauty, especially in the northwest quadrant of the island at Buffalo Point and White Rock Bay, where mountains and hills overlook beaches as well as the reflecting waters of the Great Salt Lake and other islands that are visible in the lake. (wikipedia.org)
  • The historically-significant Antelope Hills lie in the northeastern part of the county. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • California's Central Valley was once a large temperate grassland containing native bunchgrasses and vernal pools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rangeland ecologists question Savory's assertion that large herbivores (like cattle) can be instrumental in restoring grasslands to health. (utne.com)
  • One cause is seasonal flooding or waterlogging , which is responsible for the creation and maintenance of large grasslands in parts of the highly seasonal subtropics and in smaller areas of other regions. (britannica.com)
  • Hunting
  • Hugging the coasts of the Gulf of Khambhat on the south, it is spread over an area of 34.08 km2, which was primarily a "vidi" (grassland) of the maharaja of the princely state of Bhavnagar for hunting the blackbucks with his famous hunting cheetahs. (wikipedia.org)
  • For more information on antelope hunting in Montana, visit FWP's website at fwp.mt.gov, click 'Hunting' then click Hunting Guide. (mt.gov)
  • live
  • Fielding Garr, a widower with nine children, was sent by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to live on Antelope Island and establish a ranch to manage the church's Tithing Herds of cattle and sheep. (wikipedia.org)
  • hunters
  • Here's a regional rundown on what antelope hunters can expect this season. (mt.gov)
  • Overall, the population is stable, and hunters should see antelope numbers about the same as, or a little above, those of last year. (mt.gov)
  • Antelope hunters will receive their licenses earlier than usual, too, but will have to wait a couple of weeks to check their mailboxes. (mt.gov)
  • climate
  • The climate of tropical grasslands ecosystems is warm year-round, and has two distinct seasons, wet and dry. (brighthub.com)
  • Not all natural grasslands, however, arise from climate-related circumstances. (britannica.com)
  • In many other areas where climate is suitable for forest growth, very shallow or infertile soils may prevent tree growth and result in development of grassland. (britannica.com)
  • regions
  • In some places expansion of grasslands to something approaching their modern extent occurred only during the extremely cold, dry intervals-called ice ages in north temperate regions-of the past two million years. (britannica.com)
  • animals
  • More closely related to the goats than to any of the above-named animals, but often called antelopes, are the saiga of central Asia and the chiru of Tibet. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Archaic people used nets and the atlatl to hunt water fowl, ducks, small animals and antelope. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • The duikers are a group of small, straight-horned antelopes of forest and thick brush country. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Across an area of 140,000 square kilometres (54,000 square miles), dry grasslands prevail for half of each year and shallow wetlands for the other, with small forest patches restricted to low rises that do not flood during the wet season. (britannica.com)
  • The slender shape of this small antelope is accentuated by its long neck and tall, oval-shaped ears. (sanparks.org)
  • Park
  • The adobe ranch house was continuously inhabited thereafter until 1981 when the State of Utah prepared to set up Antelope Island as a Utah State Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • native
  • The native grasslands and pools have now been largely replaced by livestock ranches and farms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Savory's theory goes like this: Cows that are managed in the right way can replicate the beneficial effect on soil of the native herds that once covered the planet's grasslands. (utne.com)
  • region
  • One of the best examples of a seasonally flooded subtropical grassland is the Pantanal in the Mato Grosso region of Brazil . (britannica.com)
  • half
  • In his TED Talk, Savory claimed that by deploying his method of "holistic management and planned grazing" to "take back" just half of the planet's arid grasslands, humanity could accomplish a stunning feat: the reduction of atmospheric carbon to preindustrial levels. (utne.com)