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Africa and Australia


System of laws that separated racial and ethnic groups and limited the rights of blacks in South Africa Apartheid
Australian weapon shaped like a bent wing that either strikes a target or curves back toward the hunter boomerang
Fight between different groups within a country civil war
Structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals coral reef
Widespread cutting of forests deforestation
Process by which grasslands change to desert desertification
Long period of extreme dryness and water shortages drought
Plant or animals under the threat of completely dying out endangered species
Natural surroundings environment
Type of environment in which a particular animal species lives habitat
Person who moves to a new country to make a permanent home immigrant
Native to or originating from a place indigenous
Country in which a great deal of manufacturing occurs industrialized country
Mammal that carries its young in a pouch marsupial
To allow animals to strip areas so bare that plants cannot grow back overgraze
Illegal hunting of protected animals poaching
Person who flees to another country to avoid persecution or disaster refugee
Broad grassland with few trees found in the tropics savanna
Small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed his own family subsistence farm
Type of fly found in Africa south of the Sahara, whose bite can transmit a parasite that carries a disease called sleeping sickness tsetse fly
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