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As a school project, Alexa raises an American Crocodile named Jefe. Alexa brings him chicken and frogs to eat, and measures his growth. Soon he will be big enough to return to the wild. Animal ears come in a wide variety of shapes, size, and uses—a perfect match for each animal’s needs. This is the latest in Holland’s Animal Anatomy and Adaptation series. Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! This photographic journal takes readers “behind the scenes” at five nonprofit sanctuaries and rescue zoos, and one care farm, that have opened their doors and their hearts to desperate animals in need.
Can you smell with your feet? Do you dig your claws into a river’s muddy bank to climb up and bask in the sun? Animals’ legs are different from humans’ in so many ways! From the “crocodile’s dentist,” to the “mongoose spa,” some animals need a little help from their friends! Animal Partners takes a whimsical look at the symbiotic relationships of animals.  Learn about ways animals use their tails: to move on land, swim, warn others, steer, hold on to things, keep warm, balance, fly, attract a mate, and defend themselves!
Join Braden, Finley and wildlife biologists tracking and tagging mamma bears during the winter. Come summer, can they get the mommas to adopt orphaned cubs? Do busy beavers ever take a break? This photographic journal documents a year as the beavers build their dam, raise their young and gather food before the winter months come again. A fun-filled Southwestern spin on a famous fable flavored with repetition for preschoolers and puns for older children, this book is tasty reading for all! Daisylocks needs the right habitat to grow. The beach is too soft, the rainforest too wet, and the desert too dry. Will she find the place that is just right? Catchy twists on traditional songs have children chiming in about cactuses, camels, and more as they learn about the world’s desert habitat, flora, and fauna. All animals bathe to keep their bodies clean and healthy. Humans might use soap and water, but what do animals, especially those living in dry climates, do to keep clean? Explore the desert to find out how snakes, spiders, and birds bathe. This surprising book teaches children about hygiene and how some exciting desert creatures manage to stay clea A child decides to build a fort and Grandpa helps. Follow the completion of the fort using six simple machines: lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, screw, and wedge.
Baby Bat and Pluribus Packrat explore their cave and meet animals without eyes or colors. Baby Bat learns how important bats are to the cave habitat. A curious child, a shiny quartz crystal, and clever wordplay introduce young readers to the fascinating world of minerals. A day in the life of a scientist is anything but boring! Co-author Nicole. F. Angeli, aka the Lizard Lady, saves critically endangered St. Croix ground lizards. Based on real events, this is a heartwarming story of how zoos ensure the best for the animals in their care—even if the best is not at their zoo. Soar into the Solar System to witness the first Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by none other than the former-ninth planet, now known as dwarf planet Pluto. The readers become the judges after the sun can’t pick a favorite and the meteors leave for a shower. Dangerous animals from all over the world gather to compete for The Most Dangerous of All trophy. With contestants ranging from great white sharks to cape buffaloes, you will never guess who wins. Huge eyes and fluffly feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how Otis the barred owl prepares for the big world outside the nest.
Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the anim Gorillas using iPads, lemurs finger painting, squirrel monkeys blowing bubbles...these primates are pretty smart! Could you make the grade in Primate School? This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. A young girl’s illustrated, photographic journal follows salamanders through complete metamorphosis from the cold, rainy spring “Salamander Night” egg laying to adult stage in late summer. Marine scientist Ellen Prager introduces us to fascinating and bizarre animals that use slime to survive in the ocean. Sometimes young animals learn things from their parents, but other times… they just know! A companion book to Mary Alice Monroe’s <em>Swimming Lessons</em>, this photo journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and natural life along the southeastern coast.
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