They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence. I LOVE Jerboas!
[A Fennec Fox lives in the Sahara desert. It has large ears for hearing prey, but mainly to help let heat escape from it's body, that accumulates, living in the desert. "DON'TS EVER F WIF A FENNEC FOX.
Arabian Sand Cat also known as the Sand Dune Cats are the only desert dwellers of the wild cat family. They are prolific diggers, and their claws are not very sharp for lack of places to sharpen them in the desert.
Photograph by Mattias Klum In a meerkat family, everyone pitches in to help raise the little ones. Here, a baby meerkat (with an ant in its mouth) clings to a relative in the Kalahari Desert of South Africa.