By Elgon Watson
Desert General characteristic
rain forest when it comes to animal and plant species.
The desert is the driest land it barley get water.
to evaporate before hitting the ground.
It can also snow in certain types of deserts.
That means rain fall is high in that certain
type of desert. But the soil can or rock
can not hold that much snow.
made of mud or hard rock. Some animals live
in the mountains.
Some of the desert land is smooth.
But some desert have canyon and mountains.
The other animals like mammals are small like
The kangaroo rat a lays its baby in an underground den.
The baby stay there until its is old enough to come out.
The other animals like the kit fox lays its baby's
In a den till the cubs are old enough to go hunting With her.
Snakes are cold blooded the lay their baby where
there is food. So the can eat while she is out hunting.
The baby's where hatched from eggs.
The insects in the desert live off of dead organisms.
The lizard stay under rocks and stay cool just like the snakes.
They hunt at night they eat insect.
Creosote plants have big leaves to protect it from the sun.
Sage brush have seeds that dormat in the sand until it gets enough
water to grow. Octcillio plant has big leaves so it can absor water.
The salt rice plant only lives in the cold desert it grows its plants
leaves only in the summer.