Why do mammals have fur? : and other questions about evolution and classification
by
 
Jacobs, Pat author.

Title
Why do mammals have fur? : and other questions about evolution and classification

Author
Jacobs, Pat author.

ISBN
9781499432411
 
9781499432084

Physical Description
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.

Contents
What is a mammal? -- Classification of mammals -- Birth and growth -- All shapes and sizes -- Adapting to extremes -- Changing the landscape -- Hair and skin -- Different diets -- Mammals on the move -- Animal intelligence -- Social behavior -- Exchanging information -- Continuing evolution -- Amazing mammals.

Abstract
"What is a mammal? What did the first mammals look like? How do mammals survive in their environments? This book is sure to answer many readers questions about the evolution of mammals and how they can be classified. Readers will learn important life science concepts from life cycles to migration. The book discusses mammal adaptations, such as polar bears keeping warm and fennec foxes keeping cool. Color photographs supplement fascinating text to hook readers attention. Diagrams and sidebars are sure to add to the learning experience. From huge elephants to tiny bumblebee bats, this book gives a great overview of the magnificent world of mammals"--Provided by publisher.

Subject Term
Fur -- Juvenile literature.
 
Mammals -- Juvenile literature.
 
Hair -- Juvenile literature.
 
Body covering (Anatomy) -- Juvenile literature.
 
Fur.
 
Mammals.
 
Hair.
 
Body covering (Anatomy).
 
Body covering (Anatomy)

Series
Wildlife wonders
 
Wildlife wonders.

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York, NY : PowerKids Press : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2017.

General Note (Repeatable)
Includes index.


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookJ ANIMALS 599.147 JACO32530609096225Main JCPLChildren's Library