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The Addax



The Addax

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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.91

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    addax, gray-brown, spiral, stony, rare, resting, animal, skinny, upward, during, shade, across, front, easy, flat, protect
     content words:    Sahara Desert


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The Addax
By Sheri Skelton
  

1     The addax is a rare animal. It lives in the Sahara Desert in sandy and stony areas. The addax has to travel a long way to find food. The addax eats grasses and plants. It doesn't need to drink water. The addax gets water from food.
 
2     In summer the addax is white. In winter the addax is a gray-brown color. The addax has two long, skinny horns. The horns slant back and go upward in a spiral. The addax has wide, flat hooves. These hooves make it easy for the addax to walk across the sand. .....
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Endangered Animals Theme Unit
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