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Land Biomes

Biomes are the world's major habitats. These habitats are identified by the vegetation and animals that populate them.

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Land Biomes
Biomes are the world's major habitats. Land biomes are identified by the vegetation and animals that populate them.

Land Biomes: Chaparrals
Chaparrals are dry areas typically found in coastline regions.

Land Biomes: Deserts
Deserts are dry areas that experience extremely small amounts of rainfall.

Land Biomes: Savannas
Savannas are areas of open grassland with dispersed trees.

Land Biomes: Taigas
Taigas are forests of dense evergreen trees that extend across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Land Biomes: Temperate Forests
Temperate forests are areas with high levels of precipitation, humidity, and contain a variety of deciduous trees.

Land Biomes: Temperate Grasslands
Temperate grasslands are savanna-like areas located in cold climate regions.

Land Biomes: Tropical Rain Forests
Tropical rain forests are characterized by dense vegetation, seasonally warm temperatures, and abundant rainfall.

Land Biomes: Tundra
The tundra biome is characterized by extremely cold temperatures and treeless, frozen landscapes.

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