Explore each of these terrestrial biomes to learn about the plants and animals in them.

Did you know that a biome is defined by the dominant plants in an area? They are broad regions that are full of many other habitats. A grassland in North American for instance is different in some ways and similar in others. Read up on each to see what lives in each biome.

The Land biomes

We list the 12 most common biomes

Arctic Tundra

Alpine Tundra 

Boreal Forets


Coniferous Forest


Desert Scrub

Ice Caps 

Temperate Deciduous Forests

Temperate Grasslands

Tropical Rainforests

Tropical Savanna