bed sheet it is a concept that is used to name a plain of great extension that practically lacks trees. It's about a ecosystem with low vegetation density, which is located in subtropical or tropical regions.
There are savannas that have two very different seasons in relation to rainfall: in one period they suffer droughts and in another, abundant rains. There are also the mountain sheets , which usually have particular climatic characteristics (different from those of their environment ).
Other interesting facts about the sheets are the following, which help to know them and identify them more clearly:
-They are located in what the lower part of the planet, mainly in the African continent. However, that does not prevent them from also existing in South America or India, for example.
-Three, in addition to the mountains, are the kinds of sheets that exist: the temperate ones, which have a humid climate with a very dry and cold winter; those of the intertropical zone, which have a temperate climate with a clear alternation of rainy and drought seasons; and the Mediterranean, semi-arid, with poor land and abundance of animal species such as lions, elephants or giraffes.
-Although there is variety, as a rule, in the field of flora, bushes and grasses stand out.
-With regard to insects, the presence of horseflies are very common.
-The exploitation of their natural resources and, above all, poaching have become two series problems for savannas. Especially that last one has been taking place for decades, which has generated that different animal species are in serious danger of extinction.
One of the best known sheets is the one found in the Serengeti National Park , located in Tanzania . This region The African continent is home to animals such as elephants, leopards, rhinos, lions, giraffes and zebras, among others. That is why safaris to explore this savanna are very popular.
In Colombia There is savannah of Bogota , located in the Eastern Cordillera . Located at an average height of 2,600 meters Over the level of sea There are experts who claim that, in reality, it is not a savanna, but another kind of ecosystem.
When the term is accentuated in the first letter TO (bed sheet ), change its meaning. In this case, a sheet is a textile piece which is part of the so-called bedding. The sheets usually form a game of a pair: a first sheet is placed covering the mattress, on which the person lies; then, a second sheet allows the individual to cover up.
For example: "I'm worried because my son is still wetting the sheet", “In the hotel there were red sheets”, "Please do not eat cookies in bed: then the sheet is dirty".
In relation to this meaning we have to say that sheet comes from Latin, from the noun "sabanum", which can be translated as "canvas" or "large cloth", and which, in turn, derives from the Greek "sabanon". With this word reference was made to a large canvas that was used for the bathroom.