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We are in Central-Eastern Europe and Central Asia, where the climate is characterized by hot and dry summers and cold rainy winters. The characteristic of these areas are the steppes, formed by extensive grasslands, few trees and a prevalently grassy vegetation. Among the fauna it is possible to find herbivorous animals, marmots, hamsters, foxes, wolves, weasels, amphibians and insects.

subjects dealt with in Steppe

Steppe biome

The word “steppe” means an environment consisting of wide temperate prairies, generally with hot dry summers and cold rainy winters.…

Man and steppe

Ancient and legendary dynasties have given origin to the peoples who now live in Russia, Mongolia, China, etc. Only a…

Threatened steppe

The agricultural exploitation of these areas has caused a series of inter-linked consequences: the animal and vegetal species of the…

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    ecosystems

    American buffalo

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    Prairie Dogs

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    Kangaroo

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    Vegetation of the steppe

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