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Impalas eat savannah grasses. They are herbivores. They live in savannas and the light woodlands of eastern and western Africa. They were first described in 1812, by a man named Martin Hinrich Carl Lichtenstein. They can run as fast as 50 mph and go long distances. Examples of Predators: Lions, leopards, cheetahs
Ostriches are omnivores. They eat both animals and plants. They only live in sub-Saharan Africa because of a lot of hunting. It is also the world's largest bird, and doesn't stick its head in the dirt like we think it does. That's a myth. Example of Predators: Cheetas, lions, leopards, hyenas
Hyenas are scavengers and carnivores. They eat already dead animals and meat. Hyenas live in many biomes. They live in grasslands, savannas, woodlands, deserts, forests and mountains. They are a part of clans and live in dens. Sometimes, there can be up to 80 members in a clan. Example of Predators: Lions
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Elephants eat plants and are eaten by predators. Elephants have the largest brains in the animal kingdom, literally! They also have tusks of ivory, which is said to have magical healing powers, that lead to the unfortunate poaching of elephants. But really, their tusks are made of the same material as our fingernails. There are only two subspecies of elephants remaining. Example of Predators: Lions
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Lions are carnivores. They eat other animals for energy. They are at the top of the food chain. For shelter, when it is very hot, you can see them lying under an acacia or jackalberry tree. They live in groups, kind of like wolves. Their groups are usually made up of 5 females, 2 males, and their young. Their tan colored skin makes them blend into the savanna grasses while hunting. Nearly all lions live in savannas, but one type of lion lives in India's Gir Forest.