Flora and fauna of the desert

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Despite the extreme conditions of temperature and water scarcity, some plants and animals have adapted to this environment.

  • African hot deserts are typical palm in the oasis, while Americans abound cactus , able to store water in their stems. Many desert plants have developed long roots to collect water available in the soil.
  • African deserts are cobras , dromedaries and Desert Rats . In Americans live rattlesnakes and cougars . The fauna varies greatly from one desert to another.

camel , a type of camel is well adapted to desert can travel many days without water. And in its hump fat accumulates reserves used as food.

Flora and fauna of the desert. Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009 [DVD]. Microsoft Corporation, 2008.

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Flora and fauna of the desert
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August 10, 2013

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