What animals are found in deserts?
Animals that live in deserts include:
- Bactrian camel (has two humps, like a sideways ‘B’)
- black widow spider.
- bighorn sheep.
- dromedary camel (has one hump, like a sideways ‘D’)
- fennec fox.
How many animals live in the desert habitat?
Many birds, reptiles, mammals and insects live in the desert. In the Sonoran Desert (Arizona, US) alone, there are over 500 bird species, 130 mammal species, 100 reptiles species and more than 2,500 plant species! Here are some examples of the most common desert animals.