That's Wild!

November 22, 2019
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Slimy? Scaly? How would you describe the animals below? Read on to learn about their skin.

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Snakes shed their skin. This happens as the reptiles grow. Sometimes, a snake’s skin will come off in one piece. There is a fresh layer of skin underneath.

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Some animals have skin that changes color. A chameleon changes color to blend in with its surroundings. This helps the reptile hide from predators.

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Some animals have poisonous skin. It protects them from predators. This is a poison dart frog. The amphibian lives in the rain forest. Its skin can be deadly.