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Wild buddies -- and baddies : friendships and unusual relationships in nature

Author: Nic Vallance; Rod Morris
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2012.
Series: Nic's New Zealand nature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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"Explores the co-existence of New Zealand wildlife through one-sided friendships, pesky parasites and friendly win-win relationships. Many plants, animals, fungi and other tiny organisms have grown to live in, on and around each other in order to survive. From tuataras that like to snuggle up to seabirds and rate vines that hug rimu trees ... discover how relationships in the wild really work .. and learn about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile iterature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nic Vallance; Rod Morris
ISBN: 9781869663025 1869663020
OCLC Number: 777001040
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Pesky parasites --
One-sided friendships --
Wildlife win-wins --
Humans: buddies or baddies?
Series Title: Nic's New Zealand nature.
Responsibility: Nic Vallance & Rod Morris.

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"Explores the co-existence of New Zealand wildlife through one-sided friendships, pesky parasites and friendly win-win relationships. Many plants, animals, fungi and other tiny organisms have grown to live in, on and around each other in order to survive. From tuataras that like to snuggle up to seabirds and rate vines that hug rimu trees ... discover how relationships in the wild really work .. and learn about the role of humans in the envrionment: are we 'baddies' or 'buddies' or both?"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

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