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PLANTS AND ANIMALS

18. Plants can cause mechanical weathering. The seed of a tree, bush, or other plant may sprout in soil that has collected in a cracked rock. As the roots grow, they ___, eventually breaking the rock into pieces.

19. Animals that ___, such as moles and prairie dogs also work to break apart rock and soil. They use their tiny claws to dig through rock to build burrows.

20. Other animals ___ above the ground, causing rock to eventually crumble.

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  1. 18. mosses
    19. burrow in the ground
    i'm not sure about the answer for question 20

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