CBSE Class 6 English-Desert animals. Learning the important concepts is very important for every student to get better marks in examinations. The concepts should be clear which will help in faster learning. The attached concepts will help the student to understand the chapter and score better marks in the examinations.
Chapter-9 (Desert animals)
Talk about Desert in India and discuss the lifestyles of animals and how they survive in desert.
The White Salt Desert of Kutch Whoever says brown is the dominant color of a desert hasn’t been to the large expanse of bright white salt that is the Great Rann of Kutch, in the state of Gujarat along the west coast of India. On any winter night, this white desert lights up with the reflection of the moon and the millions of stars that twinkle in its sky. There’s nothing but the white desert as far as you can see, nothing but you and the vastness of the desert.
The Sandy Desert of Rajasthan You are perhaps already familiar with the golden desert of Rajasthan, where the magnanimity of the vast sandy expanses never fail to humble the soul, where everything from sunrise to sunset is a spectacle of colours, and where dark nights are lit by bonfires and stories of nomadic desert lives. Beyond the last major city of Jaisalmer, the desert stretches to the horizon and is littered with small settlements, sometimes with just half a dozen huts to a village, where life is akin to the monotones of the desert, sweltering hot in the day, freezing in the night, evidently difficult, and yet by some measure, heart-warmingly beautiful.
Ladakh "land of high passes" Ladakhi is a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet The largest town in Ladakh is Leh. Almost half of Ladakhis are Tibetan Buddhists and the rest are mostly Shia Muslims. Leh is followed by Kargil as the largest town in Ladakh. Some Ladakhi activists have in recent times called for Ladakh to be constituted as a union territory because of perceived unfair treatment by Kashmir and Ladakh's cultural differences with predominantly Muslim Kashmir.
In 1991, a Peace Pagoda was erected in the region by Nipponzan Myohoji.
Answer following questions in short.
Q1) How do desert animals survive without water?
Ans1) The desert animals adopt different ways to survive without water. Camels get water they need from tree leaves and plants. They can live without water for 10 months.
Q2) How do mongooses kill Snakes?
Ans2) Mongooses can move very fast. They escape the strokes of the snakes. They trouble the snake until it is tired. Then they quickly attack the snake and kill it.
Q3) How does the hump of the camels help them to survive when there is not water?
Ans3) The hump of the camel is full of fat. The Fat serves as food for the camel. The hump becomes smaller when camel does not take food for long time.
Q4) Which are the commonly found animals in the desert?
Ans4) The commonly found animals in the desert are small insects, snakes, mongooses and camels.
Q5) How do certain animals survive the scorching heat in a desert?
Ans5) Certain animals survive the scorching heat in a desert by staying in cool underground burrows. Spiti is home to some of the starkest, most stunning landscapes made by the bare brown mountains, which receive abundant sunlight and snow, but no rain. Almost no vegetation can survive on such rough terrain, making the slightest hint of greenery or colour a treat for the eyes.
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