• Blog Safari: No Rain? No Problem!

    9 days ago - By Phoenix Zoo

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    No Rain? No Problem!
    By Sarah Skebba | Trail Experiences Coordinator It can be a harsh world here in the Sonoran Desert, with unforgiving sun and only 3-15 inches of rain per year. Regardless of the ruthless conditions, thousands of plant and animal species thrive here using incredible desert adaptations! The desert bighorn sheep is one of the most successful desert mammals. They are able to lose more than 30% of their body weight in water... even more than a camel! When they do find water, they can consume more than 2 gallons at one time. While mammals have it tough, one...
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