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By Maya Angelou

During this appealing, deeply relocating poem, Maya Angelou evokes us to embody the peace and promise of Christmas, in order that wish and love can once more remove darkness from our vacation trips and the area. "Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, glance heavenward," she writes, "and communicate the note aloud. Peace."

Read by means of the poet on the lights of the nationwide Christmas Tree on the White condo on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou's occasion of the "Glad Season" is a radiant confirmation of the goodness of existence and a stunning vacation present for individuals of all faiths.

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When it is threatened, it mixes these two chemicals in its abdomen. The mixture creates a hot explosion that the beetle can shoot at its enemy. The beetle aims by pointing its abdomen at a predator. 29 Adapting to people Instead of adapting themselves, humans change their surroundings to suit their needs. When people build a city or clear land for farming, they destroy the habitats of many animal species. Often, the animals cannot adapt to their new surroundings. They must find another place to live.

New homes When an animal’s habitat is taken away, it will try to find the next best thing. Sometimes skunks live beneath people’s porches or homes. Bobcats have also been found living in towns. Some alligators have made a second home in canals, golf courses, and swimming pools! This will do nicely Animals that live in trees or on rocky cliffs adapt well to living on buildings and other structures that people have made. In the wild, pigeons often nest on cliffs, but in cities they make nests on the edges of buildings.

Bobcats have also been found living in towns. Some alligators have made a second home in canals, golf courses, and swimming pools! This will do nicely Animals that live in trees or on rocky cliffs adapt well to living on buildings and other structures that people have made. In the wild, pigeons often nest on cliffs, but in cities they make nests on the edges of buildings. As cities get larger, deer are forced to graze in new areas such as a back yard. Since cities have few predators, the number of deer in the area increases.

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