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Desert Alannah

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  • 1. By Alannah
  • 2. A desert climate is HOT, so hot that it gets thenick name of Death Valley and The place from where there is no return. People have to live underground to get away from the heat. The desert is the driest place on earth. The average annual rainfall is around 2.5cm of rain, and the wettest desert has around 10inches of rain a year.So you can imagine the driest desert wouldn’t be much fun.
  • 3. Australian deserts Most deserts are found in The biggest desert in US, Mexico and Australia, but Australia is the Great they also are found in Victorian Desert. Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Polar The biggest in the world regions and Oceania.Is the Sahara desert in North Africa, it is 3 500 000+ squared miles. Smallest Desert in the world Is the Carcross Desert The biggest polar desert Located outside Is the Antarctic Desert, it Carcross, Yukon, Canada. reaches up to 5 339 573 It reaches to less than 240 squared miles. Hectares.
  • 4. Most common locations are in: Australia, US and Mexico. In The Middle East: Saudi Arabia, Iraq etc. In South Africa: Namibia and Somalia etc. And in Central Asia:Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Turkm enistan and many more!
  • 5. Plants are a huge part of the desert they Shelta animals from the intense heat. Here are the names of some plants: Sagebrush Barrel Cactus Creosote Brittle Cactus Chain fruit Cholla Creosote Bush Crimson Hedgehog Cactus Desert Ironwood Jumping Cholla Joshua Tree Mojave Aster Ocotillo Palo Verde Pancake Prickly Pear Cactus Saguaro Cactus Soap tree Yucca Triangle – Leaf Bursage
  • 6. The Chain fruit Cholla is a part of the Opunita family, the Opunita family are different toother cacti because they have: 1. Jointed segments 2. Areoles that have minute barbed spines called glochids that are easily detachable3. Leaves are presented on new joints4. The seeds in a Opunita have a pale covering over them called a aril.
  • 7. The Pancake Prickly Pear Cactus is part of the Opuntia Family as well. The Pancake Prickly Pear Cactus can be widely used and is a versatile cactus.The Pancake Prickly Pear Cactus can be eaten or used as a crop. The Natural Biome to a Pancake Prickly Pear cactus is the, Sonoran and Mojave desert.
  • 8. Road Runner Cactus Wren Ostrich Armadillo Lizard Meerkat Banded Gila Monster Caracal Bob CatTexas Horned Lizard CoyoteBlack Widow spider Javelina Black Scorpion Pygmy Owl
  • 9. The Road Runner is fast! It can run 32 km an Hour. It’s full height is around 52cm. Road Runners have 4 toes on each foot but two face forward and theother two face backward, and Road Runners are actually carnivores and have an other name that is a Snake Eater. A Road Runner has black spikey on it’shead, a sharp beak and a long feathery tail.
  • 10. A Coyote is also known as the Prairie Wolf and an American Jackal. Coyotes are canine’s, they are Carnivores, it is in the Canidae family and their Genus is Canis.Their height ranges between 106-127cm in length and are about 57-65cm tall.Coyotes also come in packs so if you mess with one you mess with the Pack.
  • 11. Hawk Horned Harvester Mesquite Lizard Ants Pod
  • 12. AnnualCactus Sage Bush Flowers Insects Lizards Kit Fox
  • 13. 20% of land is desert and a estimated 1/3 of the earth is a semi-arid desert. There are 6 kinds of deserts: low intranet deserts, cold, salt, artificially created, toxic and low rainfall deserts.
  • 14. There is about 2000 different varieties ofcacti, and about 1468 different species of desert animals. 29 species of desert animals live in the Sahara desert. Mammillaria, Melocactus, Opuntia are the most common cactus genus.
  • 15. www.kidscyder.com.au www.blueplanetbiomes.org www.desertanimals.net www.enchantedlearing.com www.Boker.org.il www.worldbiomes.comwww.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com www.saharamet.org www.desertimages.net www.freedigitalimages.net www.freeimages.co.uk

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