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  • Habitat can vary from bare to forested terrain, including relatively level scrub-covered coastal terraces and evencliff faces, using the local environment's vegetation to suit their needs.

    Magellanic penguin

  • The last miles of the march were brutal, a maze of thick woods and stony, scrub-covered hills with no visibility.

    Shadow Knights

  • Visitors to the museum can also obtain permission to visit the dig, located a short distance away on arid, red-tinted, scrub-covered hillsides, one of which, formerly called Cerro de la Virgen, is now known as Cerro de los Dinosaurios.

    Did you know? Dinosaur bones in Mexico

  • It lay in a hollow surrounded by scrub-covered slopes, as though the park itself were slowly sinking into the earth, borne down by the weight of disappointment, frustration, and envy that was the burden carried by its residents.

    The Unquiet

  • At night, even the barren hills and scrub-covered plains took on a forbidding air.

    Mistborn

  • They would have passed scrub-covered hills and sheer gray cliffs, and heard the distant braying of donkeys.

    The Trojan War

  • When Din was about fifty meters behind them, the Doctor and Nual emerged at the boundary of the forest onto a scrub-covered bluff overlooking the reservoir.

    String Theory, Book 3: Evolution

  • He took Avatre far out past her normal hunting grounds and well into scrub-covered hills.

    Aerie

  • Cathy led them through the house and out a sliding glass door to the back patio, which overlooked the steep, scrub-covered sides of Wildwood Canyon.

    The Quilter's Legacy

  • He'd gone less than two blocks when he came upon a scrub-covered lot with a dented work trailer in one corner.

    Hoot

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