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Vocabulary Words

  • Salt Marsh – coastal wetlands that are flooded and drained by salt water brought in by tides.
  • Invasive Species – Not native where found, harmful to the environment.
  • Exoskeleton – external skeleton.
  • Regenerate – regrow to replace lost or damaged tissue or limbs.
  • Planktonic – organisms that drift or float in the water.
  • Molt – shed old feathers, hair, skin or shell.
  • Omnivore – one that eats food of both animal and plant origin.
  • Predator – an animal that naturally kills and consumes others.

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