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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.
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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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