The desert's climate is very hot and dry and at night it cools down to very cold temperatures.Deserts are usually located in areas near the equator. deserts get less than 25cm of rain a year. re usually located in areas near the equator.
Some animals rely on bird seeds for water. The most common animal of the desert is the jackrabbit. The largest animal of the desert is the camel. There are also coyotes, lizards and rodens.
Short grasses are found in nearly all deserts. Desert plants include sagebrush, creosote bushes and cacti.