What is it like in the desert?
Were are deserts found?
- Deserts can be found on 6 continents.
- The largest desert is the Sahara and it is located in northern Africa.
- The Great Basin is the largest desert in the United States.
The Saguaro Cactus is well-suited to the desert because it likes a hot, dry climate and rocky terrain. In order to survive the cactus soaks up water and stores it in it's ribs. The roots spread out to collect water from a greater area. It's waxy skin protects the water from evaporation.
The bobcat likes to make the desert its home because of the rocky and bushy terrain. The bushes give shade and rocks are a good hiding place. The like to live alone in their territory. The bobcat's diet consist of rabbits, squirrels, mice, gophers,rats, and fish. They're good at catching all their prey because of their hunting ability.