By: Emily Venter
Location and Abiotic Factors
Plants and Animals
The golobal importance of the desert biome is that the biome covers one fifth of the world's surface. Many organisms live strictly in the desert, and if the deserts disapear, so would many plants and animals. Deserts are currently suffering from human developement and global warming.
The food web above includes all the major parts of a food web. There are the primary producers; cacti, plants, etc. There are the primary consumers; rats, grasshoppers, and insects. There are the secondary consumers; lizards, mice, and birds. Then the teriatory consumers; hawks, coyotes, etc.
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