After studying this course, you should be able to:
define and use, or recognise definitions and applications of, each of the bold terms
provide examples that show there is a continuum of desert climates and environments that link to diversity of flora and fauna
explain, with examples, the thermoregulatory strategies of evaders, evaporators and endurers, and interpret relevant data
describe the importance of integration of behaviour, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in the study of animals that live in deserts
explain physiological mechanisms of water conservation and cooling in named evaders, evaporators and endurers, and interpret relevant data.