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Bison roaming on mixed grass prairie - a type of grassland - at Wind Cave National Park (U.S.)
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Grasslands

Do you know what grassland looks like? You're right, it looks like fields of grass! But there are many different types of grass. Some look a lot different than the grass in your yard!

Grassland makes up a lot of the Earth's surface. There is grassland in every continent but Antarctica. Many different animals live in the grasslands of the world.

Last modified October 24, 2008 by Lisa Gardiner.

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