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Magic can never really be “digested,” it is merely used in one form or another. This magically infused tissue travels up the food web, becoming more concentrated at higher trophic levels. By the time an apex predator eats magically infused tissue, the tissue itself almost detects as magic. Magically dependent creatures use ambient magic in their food to fuel their supernatural abilities or to support a physical structure that is counter to the laws of physics. Without the presence of magic in their food, they would die; storm giants are a good example.
Steppe grasslands are the coldest of grasslands and spend around 3 months per year with average temperatures around freezing. The grasses here are all short, hugging the ground like the vegetation of the tundra. Tussock grasses are typically favored over turf grasses, but this depends more on rainfall than temperature. Fescues, feather grass, and daisies dominate the landscape. There are three types of prairies: tallgrass, mixed-grass, and shortgrass. Tallgrass prairies are well developed in areas that could support forests, but through fire and strong competition, they maintain their hold on the land.
The rabbit hops order to survive, herbivores must adapt to these out of its burrow, eats like mad, pressures coming from multiple angles. But one and then jumps back into his thing should be stressed: carnivorous predatorburrow as quickly as possible. prey relationships exist between carnivores just Safe in his lair, the bunny poops as much as they exist between carnivores and his greenish “first-run” pellets. herbivores. Many carnivores prey on smaller These have passed through his carnivores.