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Desert Coloring Pages
Desert Coloring Pages
One quarter of the earth is made up of deserts, which are areas which are not necessarily hot or completely sandy. They are dry, getting less than 6 inches (or 15 cm) of rain each year. They are found in every continent of the world except Antarctica.
Here are some record holders:
- the driest desert is the Atacama Desert in South America
- the hottest desert is the Sahara in Africa
- the coldest desert is the Gobi Desert in Asia
- the biggest desert is the Sahara in Africa
Which is the closest desert to you?
Desert picture credit: my own lineart
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Desert Animal Coloring Pages
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Desert Mammal Coloring Pages
Bighorn Desert Sheep
Click to enlarge
Picture adapted from this bighorn desert sheep picture.
My bilby lineart - click to enlarge
Camels - Arabian Camel (or Dromedary) and Bactrian Camel
My lineart bactrian camel (with two humps) - click to enlarge
My dingo lineart
Desert Hedgehog / Long-Eared Hedgehogs
My desert hedgehog lineart - click to enlarge
Fennec Fox Coloring Pages
My fennec fox lineart . Click to enlarge.
The Wild Desert Coloring Book
Lovely illustrations showing desert animals and their babies. Includes horned toads (lizards), hummingbirds, javelinas, and more
Gemsbok / Oryx
My gemsbok lineart - click to enlarge
My gerbil picture adapted from this cute gerbil picture.
My own ground squirrel lineart - click to enlarge
Jack Rabbits / Hares
Jack rabbit lineart - click to enlarge
Javelinas - Collared Peccary
My javelina lineart - click to enlarge
My meerkat lineart - click to enlarge
Przewalski's Horse picture modified from wikimedia - click to enlarge
Desert Reptile Coloring Pages
My gila monster lineart - click to enlarge
Desert Bird Coloring Pages
My roadrunner lineart - click to enlarge
Which is your favorite desert animal?
Fonts for Decorating Your Pages
Desert Plants Coloring Pages
It is difficult for plants to survive in the desert because there is so little rainfall.Whenever it does rain, the plant needs to be able to store the water and protect it from thirsty animals. The cactus has fat, swollen stems which contain the moisture and this is protected by spines. Other plants have fat stems and leaves which store water. These are called succulents. (I have several of these growing in my garden in a spot which doesn't get much rain.)
The Cactus Coloring Book
Baobab and Boab Trees
Desert People Coloring Pages
Desert People - Click to enlarge picture
The desert borders on this page are courtesy of www.grsites.com