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Nature's Deadliest Creatures : Visual Encyclopedia

Author: Derek Harvey; Kim Bryan
Publisher: London : Dorling Kinderlsey, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Come face-to-face with 150 of the world's scariest killer creatures, from the tiger and great white shark to tarantulas, snakes, eagles, and even ants! Nature's Deadliest Creatures Visual Encyclopedia profiles every kind of creature - mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, insects, arachnids, and more - with chapters arranged according to how they kill, including jaws and claws, venom, stings, traps, cunning, and mass  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Harvey; Kim Bryan
ISBN: 9780241286913 0241286913
OCLC Number: 1048247801
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 9-12 years old.
Description: 207 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Deadly Creatures --
Muscles, Jaws, and Claws --
Venomous Bites --
Stings and Poisons --
Trapped! --
Deceivers adn Tricksters --
Deadly Numbers --
-Skills, Tactics, and Cunning --
Disease and Destruction --
Reference --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgements
Other Titles: Deadliest creatures
Responsibility: written by Derek Harvey ; consultant Dr Kim Bryan.

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Come face-to-face with 150 of the world's scariest killer creatures, from the tiger and great white shark to tarantulas, snakes, eagles, and even ants! Nature's Deadliest Creatures Visual Encyclopedia profiles every kind of creature - mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, insects, arachnids, and more - with chapters arranged according to how they kill, including jaws and claws, venom, stings, traps, cunning, and mass invasion. From powerful predators like killer whales, crocodiles, and bears, to stealthy vampire bats and spiders, read about how each astounding animal tracks, tackles, and tears apart their prey. Every page has a stunning image of the animal in action, with data files giving a visual guide to the animal's size, distribution, diet, and habitat, as well as rating its scare factor!

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