Synopses & Reviews
Full-color photos. "Mammal looks at evolution; contrasts fur-coated and spiny-covered mammals; and studies birth and development, habitations, and grooming practices of members of this animal classification. Each eye-catching double-page spread treats a different, intriguing aspect of animal life. Engravings and caringly selected art reproductions interplay with choice photos, luring readers. Ideal for reference browsing and indexed for ready fact-finding, this is a sumptuous science sampler."--(starred) Booklist.