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Some homes can move on the land or in water.

A trailer is a shelter on wheels that can be pulled from one place to another.

A houseboat moves on the water from place to place.

Some people in other countries live in dark caves or in houses that are built above the water on stilts.

A cave village

Houses on stilts

A hut made out of mud and a tent are shelters for people, too.

A one room mud hut

Tents in the desert

A barn is a home for farm animals.
Some animals don’t make their own homes. People build barns so that farm animals can have shelter.

Bees live in hives.
Some bees live in hives that they build themselves. Other bees live in hives that were built by beekeepers.

A turtle’s shell is his shelter.
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