In the desert the tempeture can be very high in the middle of the day it can be up to 125 degrees! It does not rain very much in the desert so it is very dry. Animal can survive in the desert,cactuses in south amarica collect water from the rain that falls. Kangaroos lick themselves to stay cool dring the hottest part of the day. Camals have big eyelashes to keep the dust away from there eyes in a sand storm.