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Prior to European settlement, lakeplain prairies and savannas covered 600,000 acres of southeast Michigan.
Jon Favreau, director of the film, has said the movie will rely on innovative filmmaking techniques with the African savanna and its colorful characters coming to life via photo-realistic animation.
Loruman was a pastoralist from the Turkana tribe of northwestern Kenya, a man who tended cattle in the arid savannas of the Rift Valley.
Reef sharks are often depicted as the alpha predators of their habitats, akin to lions in the savannas of Africa.
The Congo Basin is home to forest elephants, which are smaller than savanna elephants.
The land is largely dry savanna, with the Omo River cutting a nearly 475-mile-long swath down to Lake Turkana on the Kenya border.
In Alabama, Forever Wild had protected a total of 6,500 acres of its side of the savanna, mostly around Bayou La Batre.
The Cape buffalo guard the savanna, while the impalas and waterbucks graze among the trees.
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