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    • Hottest biome onearth
    • Did you know thatthe deserts hottest Did youday was 58 -60 know thatand the coldest the desertnight was -36 c? covers 20% of the earth? Did you know that most animals in the desert come out at night because it is to hot to come out at day?
    • The common nameSidewinder is an illusion to itsunusual way of getting around.Its body moves across thesand in a side ward motionleaving a J like Patten in thesand. Sidewinding is also aprimary way of moving. TheSidewinder snake is avenomous snake but is weakto other rattle snakes.
    • A Camel does notstore water in theirhumps. Camelshumps are just fattytissue. The Scientificname for a camel isgenus Camelus. Didyou know that camelsdid not have humpsthey evolved over theyears.
    • The hairy scorpion isvenomous to preysuch as insects butthey are notdangerous tohumans unless youare allergic. They are8-9 different types ofhairy scorpions. Andcan grow to about14-15 cm long.
    • A desert flora copes in the desert byadaptation to the temperature of the desertby using both physical and behavirolmechanisms.The saguaro cactus. has a waxy skin and iscovered in about two inch spines which arelocated on the trees vertical spines. In May andJune the cactus grows a creamy white flowerswith a yellow centers that measure up to aboutthree inches.
    • Here are a few Saharadeserts. desert in The Thar Africa. desert in India.Gobi desertin Asia. Sonoran desert in Mexico.