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Learn about the Sonoran Desert

ASDM Digital Library

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's Digital Library includes a catalog of images, narrative, and scientific nomenclature of plants, animals, minerals, and biotic communities of the Sonoran Desert region. Read more...

Desert Questions and Answers

Learn the answers to everything you ever wondered about the Sonoran Desert. Read more...

Plant and Animal Fact Pages

An extensive collection of fact sheets covering animals and plants commonly encountered in the Sonoran Desert. Read more...

All About Bats

An extensive collection of fact sheets covering bats commonly encountered in the Sonoran Desert. Read more...

Compare Sonoran Desert to Australian Desert

Carl Coati says: "I thought it would be fun to compare the plants, animals, and people of the Sonoran Desert with those of the Central Australian Deserts. Do you think they will be the same or different?" Read more...

Sonoran Desert Seek and Find

In our Sonoran Desert Seek and Find you can choose to find information about nocturnal or diurnal animals. You can also learn about some of the very special plants that live in this area. Read more...

ASDM Press

Browse our selection of fine books about the desert, its plants, its geologic features, and its mysteries! Read more...

Natural History Tour

Tour the Sonoran Desert Region — read reports on regional research and conservation projects, and view image galleries. Read more...