Life Blooms in Sonoran Desert

April 02, 2014 12:20 PM
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People might think of deserts as dry expanses of land that are hostile to life. But the Sonoran Desert, which spans the southwest United States and northwest Mexico, is teeming with plants and animals that thrive in dry conditions. The Sonora Desert Museum gives visitors a peak at this lushness hidden all around them. Shelley Schlender has more from Tucson, Arizona.