Temperate Grasslands

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Temperate Grasslands

This type of climate is found around the Caspian Sea in Western Asia, Russia ans Ukraine are the main countries located here. Summers are warm and winters are cold. Annual rainfall is low (25-75 cm) and occurs in summers. The Steppes have short grasses and low bushes because of the low rainfall. Horses, antelopes, mules and wolves are found in this region. Wheat is the main crop grown in this region. Other crops are maize, barley, rye, etc.

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Temperate Grasslands

These are found in the midlatitudinal zones and in the interior part of the continents. Usually, grass here is short and nutritious. Wild buffaloes, bisons, Antilopes are common in the temperate region.