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  • BIOMES
    • TROPICAL FOREST
      • found near equator in central and south America parts of Asia and Africa
        • hot and humid and contain huge variety of plants and animals.
          • Around half of all worlds species.
          • trees are mostly hardwood
          • climate is called equatorial
    • Mediterranean forest
      • not too hot or too cold
        • Found around  Mediterranean sea, near cape town in South Africa and Melbourne in  Australia
    • coniferous forest
    • TEMPERATE FOREST
      • contain trees that lose their leaves
      • found in Europe and USA
      • weather is mild and wet
        • climate is called temperate maritime
    • GRASSLAND
      • dominated by grass and trees, large bushes and scarce.
      • temperate continental climate where weather is mild with moderate rainfall
      • found in  Prairies - USA and Pampas in Argentina
    • desert and scrub
      • driest and hottest of areas
        • largest desert is the Sahara in North Africa
        • scrub land that boarder the desert are called desert scrub
    • tundra and ice desert
  • TROPICAL FOREST
    • found near equator in central and south America parts of Asia and Africa
      • hot and humid and contain huge variety of plants and animals.
        • Around half of all worlds species.
        • trees are mostly hardwood
        • climate is called equatorial

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