Specially adapted • Earth.com Specially adapted

n addition to the Nabataeans warrior-like reputation, they also had a geographical advantage over their enemies. As we mentioned, they lived amid a very dry, unforgiving landscape, in which invaders didn’t know how to survive. Meanwhile, the locals gathered rainwater in cisterns and hid them in the soil so that only those in the tribe could access them. Photo Credit:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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