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Sand Cat


The sand cat is the only cat species living primarily in deserts. They are native to the sandy and stony deserts of Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia. Sand cats survive the extreme temperatures of the desert by burrowing. They will drink water when it is available, but can survive for months on the body fluids in their prey. Large ears help the sand cat detect prey in the sandy environment.

<Sonora Desert


Junction Springs Art

Passages to the Continents

Sonoran Snake

<Sonora Desert


The Desert Plant Guide

Anacacho Orchid Tree

Arizona Agave

Arizona Yellowbells

Baja Fairy Duster

Banana Yucca

Barrel Cactus

Blue Bear Grass

Blue Palo Verde

Boojum Tree

Brittlebush

Chocolate flower

Claretcup hedgehog

Coral Tree

Cow Horn Agave

Creeping Devil

Creosote

Crested Golden Barrel

Crimson Monkey Flower

Desert Broom

Desert Globe Mallow

Desert Honeysuckle

Desert Spoon

Diamond Cholla

Dogweed

Elephant Tree

Fairy Duster

False Peyote

Feather Bush

Fire Barrel

Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Fourwing Saltbush

Globe Berry

Grahams Nipple Cactus

Hoary Yucca

Hummingbird Trumpet

Indigo Bush

Jojoba

Joshua Tree

Jumping Cholla

Lobelia

Mescal Agave

Mescal Bean

Mexican Boulder

Mormon Tea

Murphey Agave

Ocotillo

Organ Pipe

Pachycereus

Paperflower

Plumbago

Porcupine Hedgehog

Prickly Pear

Purple Prickly Pear

Purple Threeawn

Queen Agave

Saguaro

Senita

Snapdragon Vine

Southern Maidenhair Fern

Teddybear Cholla

Thompson's Yucca

Totem Pole Cactus

Turks Head

Turpentine Bush

Turpentine Tree

Utah Agave

Velvet Mesquite

Whitethorn Acacia

Wolfberry

Wrights Bee Brush

<Sonora Desert


The Desert Plant Guide

Anacacho Orchid Tree

Arizona Agave

Arizona Yellowbells

Baja Fairy Duster

Banana Yucca

Barrel Cactus

Blue Bear Grass

Blue Palo Verde

Boojum Tree

Brittlebush

Cape Porcupine

Chocolate flower

Claretcup hedgehog

Coral Tree

Cow Horn Agave

Creeping Devil

Creosote

Crested Golden Barrel

Crimson Monkey Flower

Desert Broom

Desert Globe Mallow

Desert Honeysuckle

Desert Pupfish

Desert Spoon

Desert Tortoise

Diamond Cholla

Dogweed

Elephant Tree

Fairy Duster

False Peyote

Feather Bush

Fire Barrel

Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Fourwing Saltbush

Gila Monster

Globe Berry

Grahams Nipple Cactus

Hoary Yucca

Hummingbird Trumpet

Indigo Bush

Jojoba

Joshua Tree

Jumping Cholla

Junction Springs Art

Lobelia

Mescal Agave

Mescal Bean

Mexican Boulder

Mormon Tea

Murphey Agave

Ocelot

Ocotillo

Organ Pipe

Pachycereus

Paperflower

Passages to the Continents

Plumbago

Porcupine Hedgehog

Prickly Pear

Purple Prickly Pear

Purple Threeawn

Queen Agave

Rock Hyrax

Saguaro

Sand Cat

Senita

Sidewinder

Snapdragon Vine

Sonoran Snake

Southern Maidenhair Fern

Teddybear Cholla

Thompson's Yucca

Totem Pole Cactus

Turks Head

Turpentine Bush

Turpentine Tree

Utah Agave

Vampire Bat

Velvet Mesquite

Whitethorn Acacia

Wolfberry

Wrights Bee Brush