TITLE

Amazing Changes

PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;03/20/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 20, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on animals like chameleon and puffer, which can change their bodies to survive.
ACCESSION #
2958782

 

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