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DK Eyewitness Books: Mammal

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the natural world of mammals. Stunning real-life photographs of bushbabies, badgers, wallabies and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of mammal behavior and anatomy.See how newborn mice develop, what the inside of a molehill looks like, what a whale has inside its mouth, how a chinchilla keeps its fur clean, and the only mammals that can fly. Learn how to recognize mammal footprints, why some animalsstore food in their cheek pouches, why you are a mammal, and how the porcupine frightens its enemies. Discover how camels can walk on sand, what mammals looked like in the Ice Age, why some mammals have spines instead of fur, what whiskers are for, why a wallaby has a pouch, and much, much more!

Synopsis:

Learn how to recognize mammal footprints, why some animals store food in their cheek pouches, why you are a mammal, and how the porcupine frightens its enemies. Discover how camels can walk on sand, what mammals looked like in the Ice Age, why some mammals have spines instead of fur, what whiskers are for, why a wallaby has a pouch, and much, much more.

Table of Contents

The mammal world — Making sense of mammals — The evolution of mammals — The mammals diversify — Mammal senses — Flying mammals — Furry coats — Hiding in the open — A spiny coat — Designs for defense — What is a tail for? — An early birth — Fast breeders — Nine lives — Unique to mammals — Growing up — The game of life — Keeping clean — How to deal with a meal — Grippers and grinders — Food for later — At home in a nest — Life underground — How many toes? — Tracks and trails — Mammal detective — Did you know? — Mammal classification — Find out more — Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756607036
Manufactured:
DK Publishing
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Author:
Parker, Steve
Author:
DK Publishing
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.42x8.54x.46 in. 1.21 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Learn how to recognize mammal footprints, why some animals store food in their cheek pouches, why you are a mammal, and how the porcupine frightens its enemies. Discover how camels can walk on sand, what mammals looked like in the Ice Age, why some mammals have spines instead of fur, what whiskers are for, why a wallaby has a pouch, and much, much more.
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