5 Desert Fun Facts!

5 Desert Fun Facts!

– A desert biome is defined as having an annual precipitation of less than 25 cm.

– Deserts receive low precipitation; variable temperatures; & soils rich in minerals but poor in organic material.

– Deserts are dispersed over Africa, Asia, the Middle East, United States, Mexico, South America, & Australia.

-Cacti, creosote bushes, and other succulents inhabit a desert biome.

– Many deserts undergo extreme temperature changes during the day, fluctuating between hot & cold.

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