The Sonoran Desert, stretching from California, to Arizona, to Mexico, is a brutal environment—freezing cold, intense heat, and almost no water. Yet, somehow, a variety of creatures call the desert home and manage to thrive there.
extreme, harsh, or cruel.
condition or situation.
area of land that receives no more than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of precipitation a year.
conditions that surround and influence an organism or community.
unusual or uncommon.
group in a species made up of members that are roughly the same age.
unusual and dramatic.
to develop and be successful.