Posts in category: Animals
By David Burnie
Learn the way birds' our bodies are designed for flight, why wings are assorted styles and sizes, how birds advanced from their prehistoric ancestors and that are the world's greatest, smallest, slowest and quickest birds. detect how and the place birds make their nests, why eggs are diversified colours, what number feathers birds have and what each is for and the way to observe birds and allure them for your backyard, and masses, even more.
By David A. Adler
No secret is just too nice for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her outstanding photographic memory!
Mysteries keep on with super-sleuth Cam Jansen far and wide she goes...even to the museum. Cam and her category are on a fild stopover at the museum whilst Cam discovers that a few bones are lacking from a dinosaur skeleton. Can Cam locate the bones and seize the thief?
The Cam Jansen books are ideal for younger readers who're making the transition to bankruptcy books, and Cam is a spunky younger heroine whom readers have enjoyed for over 20 years.
By Melissa Higgins
Mammoth, burly anacondas coil round their prey then swallow it complete. examine those water-loving giants.
Say sleep tight to every little thing within the wooded area in your option to discovering a sleepy tiger and a unique, sparkly shock during this vivid board ebook, excellent for constructing hand-eye co-ordination and notice attractiveness. an ideal first ebook for early readers!
By Rob Laidlaw
On the Pennsylvania tuition Librarians organization YA most sensible 40 checklist for 2008
2009 Silver Birch Nominee"
Good Zoos! undesirable Zoos!!
A huge relations of elephants ambles all day alongside a well-remembered direction around the sizzling African savanna. midway worldwide in a zoo in Alaska, a unmarried girl elephant paces from side to side in her cramped, concrete pen. through the sub-arctic wintry weather, she lives by myself in a depressing barn.
As it plods nice distances around the ice within the Canadian Arctic, a polar endure consistently sniffs the wind, last in on a ringed seal. In a zoo in Jakarta, one other polar undergo lies immobile at the concrete ground of its enclosure, panting within the tropical warmth. Its fur has grew to become eco-friendly from the algae becoming inside of its hole protect hairs.
These scenes are on the middle of "Wild Animals in Captivity" - a ebook that specializes in wild animals residing in captivity world wide. "Captive animals turn into under pressure after they try and act obviously, yet can't," the writer writes. "In many zoos, you will see them pacing, weaving, or sitting immobile. this can be the animal's approach of telling us that it really is bored and unsatisfied. Wild animals desire a wealthy and sundry environment-things to do, house to roam, social teams, households to care for."
This is an eye-opening examine the lives of captive wild animals-at undesirable zoos, sturdy zoos, and the easiest wild animal sanctuaries.
By Steve Shreve
It got here from the sewers. . . . It’s simply one other day on Calamity road. Stan Hankie and his buddies are enjoying baseball, while the ball—their final one—falls into the sewer drain. we all know that there’s a monster within the sewers. Stan and his ally, Larry, pass down looking for the ball, besides. yet rather than a baseball, they locate something else. Then unusual issues begin taking place round city. Is a creature from the sewers coming after them? Can Stan and Larry work out what’s occurring prior to the total city is destroyed?
By William Kirby
Excerpt from at the strength knowledge and Goodness of God as Manifested within the construction of Animals and Their heritage conduct and Instincts, Vol. 2 of two
These animals have a tender physique, safe by means of a multivalve shell. they're with no eyes, or any specified head; haven't any powers of locomo tion, yet are mounted to numerous ingredients. Their physique, which has no articulations, is enveloped in a type of mantle, and has various tenta cular hands, which includes many joints, fringed on both sides, and issuing by means of pairs from jointed pedicles: their mouth is armed with transverse toothed jaws in pairs, which, just like the mandibles of the Crustaceans, are supplied with a feeler; they've got a knotty longitudinal Spinal chord.
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