The Chihuahuan Desert: Our North American Outback

The Chihuahuan Desert covers the border region of the United States and Mexico and is larger than over 60 percent of the world's nations. This video, hosted by ecologist Kevin Von Finger, looks at the characteristics, geology, and history of this arid land. By showing actual bones, footprints, and habitats of the animals that inhabited the area, The Chihuahuan Desert tells the story of the dramatic changes that took place to sculpt the desert into its current shape. This video is suited for secondary students and adults.