Grasslands and Grazing Ungulates

  • Patrick Duncan
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 87)


Steppes, with deserts and savannas are biomes dominated by the grasses and sedges Gramineae and Cyperaceae; they cover a large part of the world; see Fig. 1. These grazing lands are of great economic importance because they provide most of the food resources on which domestic and wild ungulates depend.


Wild Ungulate Domestic Horse Large Ungulate Wild Horse Feral Horse 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Duncan
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  1. 1.Centre National de la Recherche ScientifiqueCentre d’Etudes Biologiques de ChizeVilliers-en-BoisFrance

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