Animals of the Chihuahuan Desert

Fort Selden Historic Site & Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property

Grade Level(s): 4-6

The Chihuahuan desert is considered to be one of the most diverse deserts in the Western Hemisphere and many different animals not only survive but thrive in this environment. In this lesson, students will learn about some of the animals and their characteristics.


Teacher Files

Animal Fact Sheets

Animal Coloring Pages

Animal Photos

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