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  • Created on: 16-05-16 11:10

1. What type of plant is this... stores water, closed stomata during the day, spikes for protection

  • Xerophytes (Creosote Bush)
  • Ephemerals (Verbena)
  • Succulents (Cacti)
  • Halophytes (Prickle Weed)
  • Phreatophytes (Mesquite)
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2. What animal... eats its own poo, has fur covered feet, live in shallow burrows

  • Jack Rabbit
  • Kangaroo Rat
  • Camel
  • Fennec Fox

3. What is this... high temperatures cause for the rocks to expand during the day and low temperature in the evening cause it to shrink meaning layers peal off.

  • salt crystal weathering
  • Isolation (onion skin weathering)
  • freeze thaw
  • wetting and drying

4. What is Deflation

  • material rubbing together causing wearing away
  • The entrainment and removal of loose material by the wind
  • Wind blow particles rubbing against the rock

5. what animal... cools exhale in nasal passage, gets its water from food and licks fur to keep cool

  • Kangaroo Rat
  • Camel
  • Fennec Fox
  • Jack Rabbit


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