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Habitat

A place where a living thing lives.

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Adaptation

A characteristic that helps a living thing survive.

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Instinct

Behaviors that animals know how to do without being taught.

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Grassland

A habitat that receives less rain that forests and has few trees grow in it.

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Taiga

A far northern habitat that has very cold winters and short, warm summers.

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Rainforest

A habitat that is warm and rainy throughout the year and has many tall trees.

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Desert

A place that receives very little rain.

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Polar

A habitat near the North or South Pole, also called the tundra.

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Wetland

An area of land that is covered by a shallow layer of water for most of the year.

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Intertidal Zone

The place where the ocean meets the coast.