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Problem: List and explain similarities and differences among the two ecosystems: Deserts & Tundra (include similarities in location, climate, vegetation, biodiversity, etc)

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Differences between Deserts and Tundra are as follows:

  • The tundra biome is located near the poles while deserts are located more towards the equator and 30 degrees latitude both north and south.
  • Tundra regions experience very low temperatures while deserts may be hot deserts or cold deserts.
  • Mosses and lichens are successful in the tundra region while cactuses and succulents are successful in the desert regions.
  • Polar bear, walruses, deer, and lemmings are found in tundra biome while Kangaroo, camels, Black-tailed Jackrabbits, and Gila Monsters are found in deserts.
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List and explain similarities and differences among the two ecosystems: Deserts & Tundra (include similarities in location, climate, vegetation, biodiversity, etc)

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