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Desert . By: Kolton, Taylor, Cole, and Matt. Limiting Factors. The major limiting factor is extreme heat this makes it almost impossible for most animals to live there. Density independent-The temperature of the desert makes it so very little animals can live there.

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Desert

Desert

By: Kolton, Taylor, Cole, and Matt


Limiting factors
Limiting Factors

  • The major limiting factor is extreme heat this makes it almost impossible for most animals to live there.

  • Density independent-The temperature of the desert makes it so very little animals can live there.


  • How has your biome been destroyed, or how can it be destroyed?

  • The desert biome has been destroyed by urban expandment.

  • Global warming has also effected the desert biome, the is hardly any water anymore.


Major threats
Major Threats

  • Global warming is a threat in the desert because it is drying up water holes.

  • Two many animals grazing that is destroying the vegetation.

  • Nuclear waste is being dumped in the desert and nuclear power plants is being placed in the desert which is destroying habitats


Endangered species
Endangered Species

  • Prairie Dog- The prairie dog is going endangered because of lost habitat, because of urban development

  • Ocelot- There is only 100,000 ocelots left in the United states, they are being hunted for their fur and sometimes they hit by cars during migration

  • Gorilla- Gorilla’s are extinct in the desert because of illegal hunting and advanced civilization

  • White Rhinoceros- are extinct because of loss of habitat due to advanced civilization


Positive and negative human effects
Positive and negative human effects

  • A negative human effect is poaching they are killing many of the animals in the desert.

  • A positive effect is that not many people are living in the desert, so they are not destroying to many habitats.


Climate change
Climate Change

  • The average temperature is from 84 to 112 degrees Fahrenheit

  • 50-89 cm of rainfall a year

  • The desert is expanding rapidly but is also drying up the water holes, due to global warming.


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