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Chapter 3, Lesson 2: A Dry Place (pp. 51-57)

I. The Desert Land

II. Life in the Desert

    A. When it rains, a cactus stores water in its trunk for use during dry weather.

    B. Many animals get their water from the food they eat.

    C. Some animals live underground, escape in the shade, or cover their bodies with sand during the day to stay cool.

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