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Greening of the Serengeti

  • Aired: 09/27/2016
  • 02:01
  • Rating: TV-PG
After a long, dry summer, the parched, brown plains of the Serengeti into a lush green blanket of grass with the onset of the rainy season. The green grass is colored by the pigment chlorophyll which harnesses the energy from the sunlight. In a process called photosynthesis it transforms carbon dioxide and water into sugars which can feed cows, humans and the wildlife of the Serengeti.
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After a dry summer the parched plains of the Serengeti transform into a green blanket.
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