Arches National Park is in the high desert of the Colorado Plateau. It rains only about 4 to 13 inches (10 to 33 centimeters) a year here. To be able to survive in this harsh climate, plants and animals have many adaptations.
This crossword puzzle is about some of those plant and animal adaptations. You can print out the puzzle to complete it. The first letter of each word goes in the square whose number matches the clue number.
4. You can find me almost anywhere in the United States. In the desert, I weight less, and my fur is shorter and thinner. It is also a lighter color to reflect sunlight and heat. I am a _ _ _ _ _ _.
1. The veins in my long ears allow me to keep cool in the summer by radiating away up to one-third of my body heat. I am a _ _ _ _ rabbit.
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Last updated: January 30, 2016