and every single one of them is right
IT OUGHT TO BE OBVIOUS BY NOW THAT THERE ISN'T JUST one way to live in the desert. There must be at least thirty- five and, as Mr. Kipling once said of something else, "every single one of them is fight," if you know how to do it. Animals and plants have been equally ingenious in finding them out and equally persistent in sticking to a given way once it has shown that it will work.
In every case the central problem remains the same: How to get water, how to keep it when you have got it, and how to get along with the minimum gettable and
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Publication information: Book title: The Voice of the Desert:A Naturalist's Interpretation. Contributors: Joseph Wood Krutch - Author. Publisher: W. Sloane Associates. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1955. Page number: 133.
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