Title Info
Common name Cattle
Scientific name Bos taurus
Taxonomic group Bovidae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Grasslands, savannas
Grasslands and savannas Tropical savanna
Human impacts Pasture
Date July 2003 - August 2003
Location Near Arusha,Tanzania,Africa

Overgrazed and eroded landscape, Northern Tanzania. The savanna of northern Tanzania, which can support large numbers of wild ungulates, can be overworked. Too much grazing and cutting of small trees and shrubs can lead to erosion, as seen in this image.