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Piranhas and other wonders of the jungle

Author: Q L Pearce; Mary Ann Fraser
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : J. Messner, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Surveys the exotic species of plants and animals that live in the world's rain forests."--Title page verso.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Q L Pearce; Mary Ann Fraser
ISBN: 0671706896 9780671706890 067170690X 9780671706906
OCLC Number: 21443801
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Jungles and rain forests --
The Equator --
The Amazon jungle --
The jungles of Africa --
Australasian jungles --
Nature's medicine cabinet --
Cloud forest --
The jungle canopy --
Slime molds of the jungle floor --
A tree falls --
Disease carriers --
Lianas and strangling vines --
Giant water lilies --
Vampire bats --
Humans in the jungle --
Masters of disguise --
The world's largest primates --
The aye-aye --
Winged royalty --
Colorful canopy birds --
Creepy leeches --
The water boa --
The matamata --
The river shark --
The march of the ants --
The freshwater dolphin --
Typhoons and monsoons --
The Mayans --
The lost city of Angkor --
The future of the rain forests --
For further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: Q.L. Pearce ; illustrated by Mary Ann Fraser.

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"Surveys the exotic species of plants and animals that live in the world's rain forests."--Title page verso.

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