The word ‘Desert’ evokes the vision of a vast sea of sand without water and lifeless, where extreme temperatures make it inhabitable. Many of these regions of our planet actually are rich in flora and fauna even though there is water scarcity. The deserts of Mexico have abundant life and a variety of habitats.
The Sonoran Desert is described as a lush forest of cacti.
The Chihuahua Desert has ice in winter and summer rain giving life to various forms of fauna and flora: cacti, agaves, thorn bushes and riparian forest.