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Why do mammals have fur? : and other questions about evolution and classification
Title:
Why do mammals have fur? : and other questions about evolution and classification
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.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : PowerKids Press : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2017.
General Note:
Includes index.
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