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A roaring good guide to the secrets of the jungle! This spectacular and informative guide to some of the most extraordinary habitats on Earth contains superb colour photographs offering a unique 'eyewitness' view of the remarkable and colourful plants and animals of the world's jungles. See the beautiful but poisonous passionflower; the rare golden lion tamarin; a Heckel chew stick from Nigeria; the red howler monkey howling at dawn; a kangaroo climbing a tree. Learn about the indigenous peoples of the rainforest and discover what is being done to protect these valuable ecosystems.

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The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Table of Contents

Preliminaries; CONTENTS; What is a rain forest?; Types of rain forest; At the top; Forest canopy; The forest floor; In the water; Epiphytes; Climbers; Central American jungles; Sweet success; Seed dispersal; Dusk to dawn; South American jungles; Beside the water; Hidden dangers; Nature's architects; House and home; African jungles; Medicines; Forest primates; Hunters and killers; Tropical Asia; Disguise and warning; Tricks and traps; Flying high; Australasian rain forests; Jungle produce; Explorers; Under threat; Did you know?; Endangered jungle animals; Find out more; Glossary; Index.

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ISBN:
9780756645441
Author:
Greenaway, Theresa
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Photographer:
Dann, Geoff
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Trees & Forests
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Rain forest ecology
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.00x8.50x.50 in. 1.35 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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