Can you name an animal or insect etc. living in the desert!

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Scorpion
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/explore/sahara/sahara_animals.html

SCORPION (Scorpionida):

http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0geu6MkFU5HPxMBLgRXNyoA?ei=UTF-8&p=Sahara%20scorpion&fr2=tab-web&fr=ytff1-



The insect most commonly associated with deserts, scorpions in the Sahara come in 30 different varieties, most from the family Buthidae. Four of the Sahara's scorpion species are lethal to humans. In humans, their venom can cause temporary paralysis, convulsions, cardiac arrest or respiratory failure. In some species, the scorpion's venom is as toxic as that of a cobra. The scorpion limits its activities to the night, burrowing into the cooler sands beneath the desert's surface during the day. It absorbs water from the flesh of its prey.
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« Reply #1 on: 29/03/2011 20:36:46 »
Camels
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Can you name an animal or insect etc. living in the desert!
« Reply #2 on: 30/03/2011 19:55:45 »
People.
Polar bears.
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Can you name an animal or insect etc. living in the desert!
« Reply #3 on: 01/04/2011 20:12:24 »
Elephants and horses. At least in the Namib desert.

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Can you name an animal or insect etc. living in the desert!
« Reply #4 on: 01/04/2011 22:47:11 »
Emperor Penguins.
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« Reply #5 on: 03/04/2011 22:20:08 »
Sand fish
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« Reply #6 on: 13/04/2011 18:39:46 »
Mirage Yorkies
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« Reply #7 on: 14/04/2011 15:53:15 »
Humans
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