By DK Publishing

ISBN-10: 1465452214

ISBN-13: 9781465452214

DK's: Animals highlights the lives of approximately two hundred animals—what they consume, what eats them, the place they stay, and the way huge they're. From tiny bees to the effective elephant, the animal state is well known with enjoyable proof and photographs of the tallest, quickest, heaviest, and biggest household and wild animals at the planet.

Catalog entries jam-packed with proof offer at-a-glance details, whereas locator icons supply instantly recognizable references to assist navigation and figuring out, and truth records around off the booklet with enjoyable evidence equivalent to list breakers and timelines. each one mini-encyclopedia is stuffed with evidence on matters starting from animals to heritage, vehicles to canines, and from Earth to house and combines a child-friendly structure with attractive images and bite-size chunks of textual content that may inspire and tell even the main reluctant readers.

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This freshwater dolphin is curious and may approach boats or swimmers. A long beak and a flexible neck help it to poke around on the riverbed for prey. It has a hump on its back in place of a dorsal fin. 5 m) long diet Crabs, river turtles, and armored catfish habitat Rivers distribution South America 45 46 | ANIMALS BIRDS | Birds Birds are the most accomplished of all flying vertebrates. Most birds can fly, and this ability has helped them to spread across the world, even to remote islands and polar regions.

Size 8½–11½ in (21–29 cm) long diet Almost anything habitat Grasslands and urban areas distribution Worldwide, except polar regions size 19–28 in (48–70 cm) long diet Grass, herbs, bark, and rarely carrion habitat Open woods, bush, and grasslands distribution Europe; introduced to Australia, New Zealand, and North America Rattus norvegicus Lepus europaeus 30 | MAMMALs Carnivores focus on... Hunting Most cats are lone hunters that use stealth tactics to catch prey, while dogs chase prey in a group.

It can travel large distances to look for food, sprinting and trotting on the way. 9 m) tall size 20–26 in (50–65 cm) tall diet seeds and berries diet Worms and fallen fruits habitat Grasslands habitat forests distribution Australia and grasslands distribution new Zealand 52 | BIRDS Gamebirds and waterfowl Gamebirds are mainly ground-dwelling birds. They can take to the air to escape but cannot fly for long. Waterfowl (ducks, geese, and swans) are strong swimmers with waterproof feathers and webbed feet.

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