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Saltwater crocodiles

Author: Katie Marsico
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 2014.
Series: Nature's children (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At a length of up to 23 feet and weighing about half as much as a car, the saltwater alligator is the largest reptile species on Earth. Readers will find out how these mighty predators capture prey, from how its teeth keep trapped animals from escaping to how it relies on the element of surprise. They will also learn how the saltie cares for its young and how long the species has existed."--
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Marsico
ISBN: 9780531233610 0531233618 9780531251591 0531251594
OCLC Number: 824081823
Target Audience: 9-12.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Feared and ferocious --
Amazing adaptations --
A saltie's life cycle --
From past to present --
Altering human attitudes.
Series Title: Nature's children (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: by Katie Marsico.

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"At a length of up to 23 feet and weighing about half as much as a car, the saltwater alligator is the largest reptile species on Earth. Readers will find out how these mighty predators capture prey, from how its teeth keep trapped animals from escaping to how it relies on the element of surprise. They will also learn how the saltie cares for its young and how long the species has existed."--

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