Elf_Owl

Elf Owl Facts!

Elf Owl Facts! Measuring only about 5 to 6 inches (12.7 to 15.2 centimeters) in length, the elf owl is the smallest owl species in the world. It has brownish-grey...
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Dromedary Camel Facts!

Dromedary Camel Facts! The dromedary camel is the one with only one hump (where the bactrian has two). But, did you know that the dromedary actually does have two humps?...
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Dorcas Gazelle Facts!

Dorcas Gazelle Facts! Dorcas gazelles, also known as ariel gazelles, are one of the best-adapted of all desert species. If water is available, they will drink it, but they can...
Threatened desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)

Desert Tortoise Facts!

Desert Tortoise Facts! Desert tortoises can be found in scrub habitat, at elevations of 1000 to 3500 feet (305 to 1067 meters) above sea level. They are very well-adapted to...
(Dipsosaurus dorsalis) Desert iguana

Desert Iguana Facts!

Desert Iguana Facts! The desert iguana can be 13 to 16 inches (25 to 41 centimeters) long, with a large, round body and a long tail. It is usually pale...
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Desert Crocodile Facts!

  Desert Crocodile Facts! The desert crocodile, also called the west African crocodile, is a distant relative of the Nile crocodile. Though the two are often confused, the desert crocodile has been...
Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep Facts!

Desert Bighorn Sheep Facts! Desert bighorns are stocky-bodied sheep similar in size to mule deer, about 3 feet (0.9 meters) tall and 5 feet (1.5 meters) long for males (rams),...
Coyote

Coyote Facts!

Coyote Facts! Famous for its piercing howl, the coyote is one of the fastest terrestrial animals in North America, reaching speeds of up to 40 miles (65 kilometers) per hour....

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