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Everglades National Park

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Everglades National Park
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.28

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    airboat, broadleaf, species, unique, kayak, conifer, canoe, swamp, different, safety, mile, life, large, protect, wilderness, also
     content words:    Everglades National Park


Everglades National Park
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Everglades National Park is in Florida. It became a national park in 1947. There are a few different reasons why it was made into a national park. It protects a large wilderness area. It is beautiful. It is unique. There are nine different habitats in the park. Many endangered species live there.
 
2     Many people think the Everglades is a swamp. It is not a swamp. It is a very slow moving, shallow river. It moves about a quarter mile each day. Florida's warm climate lets some tropical plants grow here. Many grasses grow here. A few broadleaf and conifer trees grow as well. Over forty species of mammals live in the park. There are also many frogs, birds, and crocodiles in the park. Many fish and reptiles also live here. Lightning fires are a part of life in the Everglades.
 
3     You can canoe and kayak to see the Everglades. You can also .....
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