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The Desert Biome. By: Kyle Janssen; Quentin. Where it is. Description. Dry. Barren. Sand, Sand, and more Sand. Rainfall. Less than 50 cm per year. Latitude. 26 N. Plants. Herbivores. Kangaroo Rat: It adapted to the lack of water in the desert.

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The Desert Biome

By: Kyle Janssen; Quentin

Where it is




Sand, Sand, and more Sand


Less than 50 cm per year


26 N



Kangaroo Rat: It adapted to the lack of water in the desert.

Camel: The hump of the camel is used to store water since very little rain falls per year

Big Horn Sheep: Body built for this terrain.

Cactus Wren: Rough feet to prevent cactus thorns.

Desert Toad: The shape of this toad’s body is used as camouflage. It actually makes some animal think is a rock or stone on the ground.

Hump Day!


Armadillo Lizard: Rolls into a ball to get away

Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls: Its size helps it hide in small places.

Thorny Desert: Shoots blood out of its eyes at its attacker.

Bobcat: Its fur is used as camouflage to stalk its prey.

Tarantula: its “hair” is used to irate the attackers skin and give it a chance to get away.

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