Difference Between Savanna and Grassland Explained

Savanna and Grasslands are ecosystem with scattered trees and mostly have wild grasses,that support very long hot and dry seasons but Grasslands support rainy seasons every year. The Savanna biome found in Africa and Grasslands Biome are found in Africa, North America,Asia and Australia.



Savanna is a mixed ecosystem of rolling grassland and woodland with few isolated trees scattered all over. The landscapes is home to number of exotic plant and animal species such as Elephant, rhinoceros, warthogs, zebras, wildebeest, cheetah and gazelles. The wild animals of Savanna have well adapted to the habitat and deal with amazing ecosystem and food supply throughout the year.

Terai Duar Savanna



Grasslands are occur naturally in most ecoregions of the Earth and supports a vast variety of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. Shola Grassland and Banni Grasslands of India are one of the eight terrestrial ecozones in the world.

Shola Grassland
Banni Grassland

– Bugyal


Bugyals are highland grazing ground and high altitude meadows at 10,800 ft of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Meadows of the Bugyals are fragile ecosystem only found in Tungnath,Chamoil,Kedarnath and near Joshimath.

Auli Bugyal
Bedni Bugyal
Tungnath Bugyal

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