Title: Extreme heat can be deadly for humans. However, it isn't a problem for many desert creatures! Young readers will learn about animals that have adapted to living in conditions that can reach 158 degrees Fahrenheit (70 degrees Celsius) with this lively title that enhances elementary life sciences curricula. It features captivating descriptions, intriguing fact-boxes, and appealing full-color photos of desert habitats and the astonishing animals adapted to them. These animals include the desert tortoise that has learned to dig holes in the sand to escape the heat and dung beetles that have evolved to navigate using the stars. An interactive activity at the end of the book challenges young readers to make connections and use their imaginations to draw their own creature adapted to desert habitats.
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