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Bugac puszta, Hungary, with animal shelter and mudi
Maasai shelter, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
A shelter is a basic architectural structure or building that provides protection from the local environment. A shelter can also be a home or residential institution.
Having a place of shelter, of safety and of retreat, i.e. a home, is commonly considered a fundamental physiological human need, the foundation from which to develop higher human motivations.
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