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Tropical Dry Forest 
By: Veronica Thompson
Jenny Taylor&
Nell Battle 
• climate
• Rich soil ,subject to erosion
• Humidity.
• This biome spreads out around the globe.
• It is located: India
Indochina
W. Africa
W. Madagascar
Chile
Southern Africa
S. America
North and South of the Amazon
Central America
W. Indies
N. Australia
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The length of daylight is 12 hours
The temperature is on average 20-25 c
Precipitation is evenly distributed
Soil is nutrient-poor and acidic, decomposition
is rapid and soil are subject to heavy leaching
trees are 25-35 m tall.
MORE FUN FACTS!!!!
• The average rainfall is sufficient enough to
promote growth of trees and plants species must
be able to withstand periods of low precipitation.
• The waterhole in the season( note the absence of
leaves in the taller trees) is a magnet to wildlife!
• There is high and low pressure systems on the
continental interior.
• The yellow –naped parrot is one of several
parrots and parakeet species occurring in the
region
• White- tipped Dove and other species are
frequent visitors to the waterhole during the
dry season.
• Zoology is the branch of biology the that
focuses on the study of animals.
• Lions tigers and bears are three of thousands
animals the zoologist study.
• They research all aspects of animal life,
including where animals live and how they
interact with their surroundings.
• Botany is the scientific study of plants.
• Carl Linnaeus was the finder of botany.
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hhtp://the birdzoo.com/tropical forest .htm
www.swisher.wikispaces.com
www.bbc.co.uk
www.schoolsintheusa.com
• What are the 3 animals that zoology study?
• Who was the finder of botany?
• What are the two main birds that live in the
dry tropical forest?
• How long does day light last?