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Explore the 5 Biomes: Forest

The forest biome first began to appear on Earth 420 million years ago, and the first forests were dominated by 40-foot-tall ferns! In the last age of the dinosaurs, the Cretaceous Period, the first flowering plants appeared. Today, forests cover 1/3 of the Earth and come in three climates: Tropical, temperate and boreal (cool and cold

Explore the 5 Biomes: Grasslands

We’ve got this one covered. Or rather the bison do. Grasslands – flat plains covered in tall grass rather than large shrubs or trees – were created over 25 million years. They resulted from the mountains rising in North America and forests declining, and further expanded by the following ice age making prime, flat space

Polar Facts: What’s a Tundra Again?

There’s some old social studies class where you probably learned this once, but it’s been a while. At least it has for us! So a quick recap of where our polar bears are roaming on the live cam. There are 5 major biomes (sort of like climate zones) in the world: aquatic, desert, forest, grassland