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Animals : a visual encyclopedia.

Author: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: London : DK Pub., 2008, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback American edView all editions and formats
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Explains the young life, habitat, life span, anatomy, types of, and size of many different animals.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: DK Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9780756691707 0756691702
OCLC Number: 779217592
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Animals in danger --
Animal kingdom --
What is an animal? --
Animal behavior --
An animal's life cycle --
World habitats --
Animals in danger. Mammals --
What is a mammal? --
Marsupials --
Flying mammals --
Insect eaters --
Bats --
Listening bats --
Primates --
New world, old world --
The unique gelada --
Apes --
Prosimian primates --
Rodents --
A world of rodents --
Beaver engineers --
Whales and dolphins --
A world of whales --
Mother and calf --
Dolphin communication --
Dogs --
Born for the cold! --
Bears --
Saving giant pandas --
Cats --
Lion teamwork --
A world of cats --
Playing to survive --
Weasels and their relatives --
At home with sea otters --
Civets and relatives --
Seals and sea lions --
I am the walrus --
Elephants --
Elephant family --
Dugong and manatees --
Horses and zebras --
Giraffe and okapi --
Rhinoceroses --
Battling hippos --
Camels and relatives --
Deer --
Cattle and antelope --
Wildebeest migration. Birds --
What is a bird? --
A world of birds --
Birds of a feather --
Birds of prey --
Bald eagle --
Silent owls --
Gamebirds --
Seabirds and shorebirds --
Penguins --
The wandering albatross --
Pelicans and relatives --
Waterbirds --
Migration: Snow geese --
Kingfishers and relatives --
Flamingos --
Herons and relatives --
Parrots --
Hummingbirds --
Woodpeckers and toucans --
Amazing nests --
Perching birds --
Starlings --
A world of eggs. Reptiles --
What is a reptile? --
Reptile birthday --
Tortoises and turtles --
Snakes --
Lizards --
Chameleons --
Geckos, skinks, and others --
Iguanas, monitors, and relatives --
Crocodiles and alligators. Amphibians --
What is an amphibian? --
Salamanders and newts --
Frogs and toads --
Marine toad --
Poison dart frogs --
Frogs and toads. Fish --
What is a fish? --
A world of sharks --
The big-headed hammerhead --
Killer sharks? --
Skates and rays --
Bony fish --
Schools --
Fishing for prey --
Giant grouper --
Deep-sea fish --
Spawning salmon. Invertebrates --
What is an invertebrate? --
Sponges --
Sea anemones --
Jellyfish --
Corals --
Worms --
Mollusks --
Slugs and snails --
Octopuses and squid --
A world of shells --
Arthropods --
Dragonflies and damselflies --
Stick and leaf insects --
Grasshoppers and crickets --
Mantids --
Cockroaches --
Bugs --
Treehoppers --
A world of beetles --
Wetas --
Ants --
Termites --
Bees and wasps --
Flies --
Butterflies and moths --
Moths and butterflies --
Scorpions --
Spiders --
Spider silk --
Crustaceans --
Spider crabs --
Centipedes and millipedes --
Echinoderms --
Glossary.
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Explains the young life, habitat, life span, anatomy, types of, and size of many different animals.

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