Savannas are defined by the stable coexistence of trees and grass. The stability of the ecosystem is determined by abiotic factors, such as rainfall, fires, soil, and nutrients. However, new research is shedding light on the importance of biotic factors, such as large herbivores, predators, and even termite mounds.
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