The kangaroo rat is a small rodent native toNorth America. The kangaroo rat can jump 7-8feet and quickly change direction when it lands.Kangaroo rats normally eat seeds, vegetationand insects. Kangaroo rats have 6 toes withlarge hind feet and small front legs. Kangaroorats can live in the desert by digging burrows toescape from the heat. Kangaroo rats arecoloured cinnamon ranging to dark grey.Kangaroo rats live in burrow systems made insoft sand or soil.
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Cacti: live in very dry conditions . Cacti can be foundthroughout the world and sometimes flower. Cactican be short and bush like or tall and tree like.Palms: are mostly trees but can be shrubs. Palmsgrow in hot climates and there are over 2000 kinds ofpalm. Many palms are being cut down because ofhuman activity.Soap tree Yucca: is found in Californian desert andMexico. The yucca can grow 10-18 feet with palmtree like leaves. The yucca flowers a bright red plantwhen it blooms.
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Meerkats are a member of the ferret family andmainly eat insects and small mammals. Meerkats livein burrow systems in deserts. Meerkats have 2 cmlong curved claws on the end of each finger. Whenthe meerkat senses danger it stands on its hind legsand scouts the area. Meerkats live in large groups of20-30 members. Meerkats can be found throughoutSouth Africa. Meerkats usually have 2-5 pups in eachlitter. Meerkats fur is normally a golden yellow so itcan camouflage from predators. It can live in thedesert by digging burrow systems to escape from theheat.
Adult female black widow spider have a orangehourglass pattern on the underside of theirabdomen. Black Widow spiders can be foundworldwide. The Black Widows bite can be 15times stronger than a rattlesnake. BlackWidows eat smaller insects who get trapped intheir web. The spiders bite is almost never fataland only bite in acts of self defence. As adultsthe females will sometimes eat the male. Blackwidows construct webs under plants to protectthe webs from damage.
The weather in the desert is hot and dryin the day.And extremely cold at night.
The Saharadesert consistsof 30% sandand 70%gravel Mirages are More than one sixth of caused by people live in desert dehydration Desert plants live regions to be one hundred years old 30 countries have 75% of Deserts get 1 cm of their area covered n desert rain a year Antarctica is the largest Desert on Deserts cover more than one Earth fifth of Earth. Australia is the driest continent Only 10% of deserts are covered by sand dunes