Deserts & Forests of the World

Whether hot and sunny or cool and shady, a variety of wonderful animals inhabit the many deserts and forests of the world. Here is your chance to get up close and personal and gain a better understanding with a few of these animals in the natural environments they inhabit.

Animals you’ll see here:

Bushmaster

Bushmaster

  • Native To : Central and South America
  • Habitat : Scrublands and forests
Chinese Alligator

Chinese Alligator

  • Native To : China
  • Habitat : Wetlands
Desert Horned Lizard

Desert Horned Lizard

  • Native To : Western North America
  • Habitat : Deserts and Grasslands
Fennec Fox

Fennec Fox

  • Native To : North Africa
  • Habitat : Deserts
Gaboon Viper

Gaboon Viper

  • Native To : Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Habitat : Rainforests and savannas
Gila Monster

Gila Monster

  • Native To : Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexican
  • Habitat : Deserts
Komodo Dragons

Komodo Dragons

  • Native To : Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar
  • Habitat : Tropical forests at low elevations
Meerkat

Meerkat

  • Native To : Africa
  • Habitat : Deserts
Naked Mole Rat

Naked Mole Rat

  • Native To : East Africa
  • Habitat : Deserts
Nine-banded Armadillo

Nine-banded Armadillo

  • Native To : North, Central, and South America
  • Habitat : Scrublands, Grasslands, and Tropical Rain Forests
Pancake Tortoise

Pancake Tortoise

  • Native To : Tanzania and Kenya
  • Habitat : Scrublands and Savannas
Poison Dart Frog

Poison Dart Frog

  • Native To : Central and South America
  • Habitat : Tropical Rain Forests
Rhinoceros Igauna

Rhinoceros Igauna

  • Native To : Island of Hispaniola (Caribbean Islands)
  • Habitat : Woodlands and Forests
Rhinoceros Viper

Rhinoceros Viper

  • Native To : West and Central Africa
  • Habitat : Forests
Roadrunner

Roadrunner

  • Native To : Southwestern United States and Mexico
  • Habitat : Deserts
Rock Hyrax

Rock Hyrax

  • Native To : Africa
  • Habitat : Deserts
Sloth

Sloth

  • Native To : Central and South America
  • Habitat : Tropical Rain Forests

*Some images provided through Wikipedia.

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