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Watch lion cubs play in the grasslands of Africa. You will learn about how they grow to be fierce predators and their family life.

Temperate grasslands have very healthy soil. It is dark and can hold water for a long time. There are things called nutrients in the soil that help plants grow well. These nutrients come from old plant matter dying and breaking down. Many people started using the soil for farmland. The amount of natural, temperate grasslands has shrunk.

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Making Connections


Would you rather see animals from tropical grasslands or temperate grasslands? Why?


Have you read a book about any other biomes? If so, how are they similar to and different from


Are wildfires good or bad for grasslands? Do you think the animals that live there are prepared to survive wildfires when they happen?

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