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When most people think of this continent, the visual references that come to mind are normally the wildlife that roams the savanna or the raw power of Victoria Falls.
Prior to European settlement, lakeplain prairies and savannas covered 600,000 acres of southeast Michigan.
The state natural area is rustic, with rough social paths and old service roads weaving through prairie and oak savanna to the top of Maiden Rock.
Lion Country Safari was recently ranked as one of the 10 best savanna exhibits in world by Zoo Nation in a list that includes the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California and the Harambe Wildlife Preserve at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando.
Guests receive a three-night stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge with views of the savanna, a V.I.P. visit to Pandora including a private guide, and a three-day ticket to all Disney parks.
As recently as the 1850s, the Willamette Valley was filled with lush oak savanna.
Today, the savannas are virtually gone, a casualty of American industriousness and prosperity.
Oak trees were the dominant species, often thriving in savannas, open vista landscapes punctuated with tall, sprawling, majestic trees.
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