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Animal life in the desert

by Lynn M. Stone

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Published by Rourke Publications in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert animals -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Desert ecology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Desert ecology.,
  • Ecology.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the lives and interaction of animals and plants in the desert.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLynn M. Stone.
    SeriesDesert animals discovery library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL116 .S76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL670464M
    ISBN 100866256318
    LC Control Number97016382
    OCLC/WorldCa36755936

    A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and, consequently, living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of vegetation exposes the unprotected surface of the ground to the processes of one-third of the land surface of the world is arid or includes much of the polar regions where little precipitation occurs and. High Desert Wildlife members. The focus of this community/group is to provide an environment of learning about the animals of the High Desert.

    When you think of a desert, do you imagine a lifeless wasteland where nothing can survive? While many people think of deserts as lifeless locations, they are actually quite diverse and rich in life. 9. The teacher reads the big book,[Life in the Desert], by Melvin Berger and leads the class in discussing characteristics of climate (sunlight, moisture, and temperature) in the desert and plants and animals that live there (See Materials). Review characteristics of desert climate with emphasis on sunlight, moisture, and temperature.

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When this range is exceeded, the animal dies. For four or five months of the year, the daily temperatures in the desert may actually exceed this range, called the range of thermoneutrality.

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