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Grassland Food Chain

Grassland Food Chain

Grassland Food Chain

Grassland Food Chain

Grasslands spans across the world, covering roughly around a quarter of the total surface area of the planet. The grassland biome, in fact, exists on every continent of the world – with the exception of Antarctica (wherein the ground is permanently covered with snow). The most striking features of this biome are its continuity and openness, almost seeming like an endless sea of grass. The soil in grassland biome is rich in nutrients, and hence highly productive – that explains why huge tracts of grasslands are being converted to agricultural land.

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Prairie Food Chain

Prairie Food Chain

Prairie Food Chain

Prairie Food Chain

One woman’s journey from the prairies to Okanagan wine country.

Part I A seed is planted

The February snows were still blowing cold across Saskatchewan when I booked a week off work for my vacation time in July. The job was proving to be more of a challenge than I’d expected or signed up for and I was really looking forward to a break. A week in Whistler would be just the thing: kicking back in the hot tub, walking the valley trail, people-watching in the village, Read the rest of this entry »

Taiga Food Chain

Taiga Food Chain

Taiga Food Chain

Taiga Food Chain

Turtles can boast their place as a vital link in many of the food webs. They are agents that disperse seeds back into the environment. There are a number of predators that prey upon the turtle for food and their eggs are harvested by many more to provide life giving sustenance.

Turtles are best known as omnivores, which mean they eat a wide variety of foods such as plant matter and smaller vertebrates. They are also opportunistic feeders eating anything that crosses their path. You may be surprised to learn that they will even try to Read the rest of this entry »