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Mammal

Author: Steve Parker; Jane Burton
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1989.
Series: Eyewitness books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text examine the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parker, Steve, 1952-
Mammal.
New York : Knopf, 1989
(OCoLC)904168000
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker; Jane Burton
ISBN: 0394822587 9780394822587 0394922581 9780394922584
OCLC Number: 18291408
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: World of mammals --
What are mammals? --
Origin of mammals --
Evolution and diversification --
Mammal groups --
Mammal skeletons --
Skin and hair --
Inside mammals --
Rain forest mammals --
Woodland mammals --
Grassland mammals --
Desert dwellers --
Polar and mountain mammals --
Marine mammals --
Freshwater mammals --
Bats and gliders --
Sight and hearing --
Smell, taste, and touch --
Feeding --
Chiselers and gnawers --
Grazers and browsers --
Insect-eaters --
Carnivores --
Avoiding attack --
Omnivores and opportunists --
Courtship and mating --
Placental mammals --
Pouched mammals --
Monotremes --
Early life --
Growing and learning --
Intelligence --
Primates --
Group life --
Communication --
Territories --
Homes --
Migration --
Sleep cycles --
Humans and mammals --
Conservation.
Series Title: Eyewitness books
Responsibility: written by Steve Parker ; [photography by Jane Burton and others].
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Photographs and text examine the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

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