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• The Thorny Devil resides in Western and                          Mon                                                    ...
There are three different cells:  the ferrel cell, the polar cell  and the hadley cell.
The Devils array of spikes             intimidate a predator and             protect it from predators.                   ...
Thorny Devil
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Thorny Devil

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A presentation about how the Thorny Devil is adapted to its environment.

Presentation by Yuri Gorrupa.

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Thorny Devil

  1. 1. • The Thorny Devil resides in Western and Mon Temp Rain Central Australia which contain some of the (oC) (cm) harshest deserts in the world. Jan -4 1• Temperatures in some deserts can reach up Feb 0 0.5 Mar 10 2 to 40/45 degrees. Apr 19 1• For a place to be classed as a desert in May 23 2.5 needs to have less than 400mm of rain per Jun 26 1.5 year. Jul 28 1.5 Aug 26 1.5• Due to land having a lower SHC than water, Sep 20 0.5 deserts not on coastal areas have low night Oct 16 1 temperatures. Nov 8 0.5• Hot deserts generally have low altitudes. 30 Dec -3 0.5 25 20 15 10 Rain (cm) Temp (oC) 5 0 Mar Apr Nov Oct Jun Jan Jul Aug Dec May Feb Sep -5 -10
  2. 2. There are three different cells: the ferrel cell, the polar cell and the hadley cell.
  3. 3. The Devils array of spikes intimidate a predator and protect it from predators. they collect moisture in the dry desert via night-time condensation of dew which forms on the skin and is channelled to the mouth in hygroscopic grThe Thorny Devil ooves betweenhas a false head its spines.to confuse andpotentially http://www.yodistract utube.com/wpredators. atch?v=SMZ9C nZiNf8

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