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JiJi is visiting the Namib Sand Sea, Namibia
This desert in South Africa has an interesting name -- the Namib Sand Sea. A sea made of sand? It is the only coastal desert in the world that gets most of its water from fog. That means the animals and plants that live there have adapted to trap the water that comes ashore as fog so they can survive without rain. They also ‘swim’ and ‘dive’ under the surface of the dunes to escape the scorching heat and predators. Some of the animals you might see there are the sidewinding adder, fog-collecting beetle, desert-adapted oryx antelope, chameleon and web-footed Palmatogecko.
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