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Desert Animals

  1. 1. Desert Animals… Cool Facts Every First Grader Should Know
  2. 2. Tarantula <ul><li>World’s largest spider </li></ul><ul><li>Some are so big they can eat lizards, bugs, and mice. </li></ul><ul><li>Hairs vibrate to inform them of nearby animals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dromedary Camel <ul><li>This animal can drink 27 gallons of water in a few minutes! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Javelina <ul><li>Favorite food  Prickly Pear Cactus </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly active at night and early morning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Coyote <ul><li>Has a great nose that can smell very far away and even underground! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gecko <ul><li>At night their narrow eyes open to help them catch flies! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Grasshopper Mouse <ul><li>Tiny whiskers help them smell grasshoppers from far away and also warn them about nearby coyotes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rattlesnake <ul><li>Rattle at the end of their body warns off enemies before they attack with their poisonous venom. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Jackrabbit <ul><li>Blood vessels in their large ears give off heat and keep their body cool. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Roadrunner <ul><li>Can run 15 miles an hour. </li></ul><ul><li>Two toes point forward and two point back which allows it to run fast and catch lizards. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gila Monster <ul><li>One of 2 poisonous lizards in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Can go a year or more without eating (it lives off the fat in its tail!) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kangaroo Rat <ul><li>Strong legs make it an excellent burrower. </li></ul><ul><li>This animal never needs to drink water. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Horned Lizard <ul><li>Can shoot blood from its lower eyelid as far as 4 feet! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Gila Woodpecker <ul><li>Chisels out nests in a Saguaro cactus and feeds plant’s food to its babies. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Elf Owl <ul><li>This nocturnal bird feeds on insects it finds near around the Saguaro. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Scorpion <ul><li>Grabs victims with its pinchers and stings them with the poison in its tail. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sidewinder <ul><li>Moves along the desert by throwing its body into two loops and pushes against the ground to create parallel marks. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sandfish <ul><li>This creature burrows into the sand and wiggles along so fast that it seems like it is swimming under the sand! </li></ul>

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