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Starfish live on the ocean floor. They often stay in one place. But they are able to move on their tiny feet.

Most types of starfish need a healthy body to grow new arms. But a few types of starfish can grow whole new bodies. A full starfish can grow from a single arm!

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Making Connections


Starfish can regenerate body parts if they get hurt. What do you do when you get hurt?


Have you read other books about ocean animals? How are those animals similar to or different from starfish?


Starfish have five or more arms. What other animals have many arms?

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