By : Dawson Reed and Alex Heizer
-Organ Pipe Cactus/Stenocereus Thurberi
-Elephant Tree/Bursera Microphylla
2) Drought Tolerance
3) Drought Erosion
4) Waxy coating on stems and leaves help reduce water loss.
5)Slower growing requires less energy.
-Banded Gila Monster/Suspectum Cinetum
-Desert Bighorn Sheep/Canadesis Nelsoni
-Desert Kangaroo Rat/Deserti
-Fur blends with desert sand.
-Thorny Devil drinks with its skin.
-Big ears act like radiators.
-Storing fat for desert survival
-Some animals have tough mouths allowing them to eat cactus.
Extra Facts! (:
-The largest desert is in Antartica.
-Around 1/3 of the earth us covered in deserts.
-Most people think deserts have to be hot, but really they are the only places that are very dry and get little rainfall.
-The Sahara Desert spans across 12 different countries.
-Some deserts can accumulate snow in the cold seasons or at night.