jueves, 11 de marzo de 2010

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK


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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION

It cover 18.989 square kilometres and expand by 350 kilometres from north to south and 60 kilometres from east to west. In the eastern part and to the south of The Kruger National Park there are two South Africa provinces: Mpumalanga and Limpopo. In the northen part Zimbabwe is located and in the eastern part finds Mozambique.


TYPE OF ECOSYSTEM


It is a type of grassland ecosystem. The grassland ecosystem is dry, wet seasons and warm temperatures all the year. The temperature normally is about 23º C, with low precipitations.



BIOTOPE

The biotope in the Kruger National Park is like a warm savannah. The water relatively scanty.The temperature is hotter during the summer and with colder winters. The ground is fertile, is to say, it can be plant.


BIOCENOSIS

The flora in the Kruger national park is formed by the baobabs tree, the mopane tree, the marula tree, acacias and other 1982 types of plants.
BAOBAB TREE ; MOPANE TREE ; MARULA TREE ; ACACIA


There are 517 species of birds. Out of the 517 species of birds found at Kruger, 253 are residents, 117 non-breeming migrants and 147 nomads.

All the big five game animals are found at the Kruger National Park, which has more species of mammals than any other African Game Reserve about 147 species. The most important species of mammals are: African buffalos, African hunting dogs, black rhinoceros, white rhinoceros, burchell's zebras, bushbucks, cheetahs, commond eland, giraffes, greater kudus, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, spotted hyenas, elephants, waterbuck, blue wildebeest and impalas.

AFRICAN BUFFALOS; WHITE RHINOCEROS; SPOTTED HYENAS; ELEPHANTS


BLUE WILDEBEEST

In the Kruger National Park exist 120 species of reptiles, between them 5.001 Nile cocodriles, 52 species of fishes and 35 species of amphibians.

NILE COCODRILE


IS THIS PLACE THREATENED FOR HUMANS?

Yes, because it is the biggest estate of hunt fighter for South Africa.


MEMBERS OF THIS GROUP:
- Jennifer Moreira Guerrero
- Angie Silva
- Nerea Chapinal Romero
- Ana Gomez Abad






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