Temperatures around 100 degrees Fahrenheit are not uncommon during the day, but at night the temperatures in the same desert can fall into the 40s or 50s.
Animals that live in the desert have many adaptations, some animals don't drink, but instead get their water from seeds and plants. Many of them are nocturnal, allowing them to sleep during the day and hunt at night.
The Addax is a mammal that eats plants and lives in parts of Africa.
The Cactus Wren is a bird that eats insects and lives from southwestern USA to central Mexico.
The Dingo is a mammal that lives in Australia and eats large mammals.
Aloe is used today in many medicines and is good for healing burns.
The Dragon Tree has a sap that, when hardened, is used as stones in jewelry.
These plants can store water in their stems, therefore many animals try to eat them for their moisture, but it has many thorns all over.