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Skinks

Author: Jenny Jones
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Heinemann Primary, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the characteristics of skinks that are found in New Zealand, discussing their appearance, eating habits, habitat, breeding, predators and defence. Also considers the reasons for the decline in some species, including Whitaker's skink, chevron skink and grand skink, and looks at the conservation efforts being carried out to protect them. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Jones
ISBN: 1869444485 9781869444488
OCLC Number: 945230870
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Jenny Jones.

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Describes the characteristics of skinks that are found in New Zealand, discussing their appearance, eating habits, habitat, breeding, predators and defence. Also considers the reasons for the decline in some species, including Whitaker's skink, chevron skink and grand skink, and looks at the conservation efforts being carried out to protect them. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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