Desert Biome

Christopher O

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General description

  • Little precipitation
  • Dry
  • Arid


types of animals

  • Lions
  • zebras
  • camels
  • coyotes
  • snakes
  • antilopes




Food Chain

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abiotic factors

  • Yearly rainfall: 1.5cm/year
  • Average Yearly Temperature: 43°-49°C in hot deserts

-18°C in cold deserts

  • Amount of sunlight: 10-12 hours depending of the time of the year
  • Soil type: Arid soil


Geographical Location

between 30° North and 30° south
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Unusual fact

Deserts have no moisture in the air causing temperature to drop by a lot during the evening since heat isn't preserved in water