The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world. People often travel by camel. Sahara desert
Gobi desert The Gobi Desert is the coldest desert in the world.
Aus Australian desert Nearly half of Australia is a desert. You can see kangaroos there.
Arabian desert The Arabian Desert has the most sand and lots of sand dunes.
Turkestan Desert There is lots of oil in the Turkestan Desert
Kalahari Desert San people live in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
The Kalahari Desert is a large arid sandy area in Southern Africa. Extend 900.000 square kilometres. Covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia and South Africa. The Kalahari supports some animals and plants because most of it is not a true desert. There are small amounts of rainfall and the summer temperature is very high.
Previously havens for wild animals from elephant to giraffe. For predators such as lion and cheetah. The riverbeds are now mostly grasing spots. The Kalahari Desert was once a much wetter place. The Kalahari supports a variety of fauna and flora. The native flora includes acacia trees and many other herbs and grasses. In the rainy season, tens of thousands of flamingos visit these pans. The Kalahari has a number of game reserves – the Central kalahari Game Reserve, the world’s second largest protected aria. Animals that live in the rigion include brown hyenas, lions, giraffes, jackals, antelope and many of birds and reptiles.