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People and animals need deserts for many reasons. Desert animals and plants need each other. Together they form a food chain. Even the smallest plants and animals are part of a food chain. Lizard 28 Mouse Cactus A rock climber in the desert. Deserts supply many things that help people such as wind power. Also, some desert plants are made into medicine. People like to visit the desert. They climb rocks, hike, and go dirt biking. 29 Fun Facts Deserts • The highest desert sand dunes are in the Sahara Desert.

Food chain the order in which plants and animals feed on each other. poisonous containing a substance that can harm or kill. precipitation rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to Earth. temperature the degree of heat or cold. Web SItes Would you like to learn more about deserts? Please visit ABDO Publishing Company on the World Wide Web to find Web site links about deserts. These links are routinely monitored and updated to provide the most current information available.

They climb rocks, hike, and go dirt biking. 29 Fun Facts Deserts • The highest desert sand dunes are in the Sahara Desert. • Desert lizards move quickly over hot surfaces. They stop to cool their feet in the shade. • Sometimes, there are sandstorms in the sandy parts of a desert. A sandstorm is when wind blows the sand around. • There is an area in a desert called an oasis. This area has water and fertile ground. Crops can grow there. Many people live in oases. • Sidewinder snakes move sideways.

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