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Military Sand Dragon

Photo: Close view of military sand dragon on red sand desert
A military sand dragon poses in the red sands of Australia's Alice Springs Desert Park. Although they are harsh environments, deserts form diverse ecosystems with plants and animals that have adapted to arid living.
Photograph by Jason Edwards

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