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The Resource Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen

Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen

Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards
Title
Outrageous animal adaptations
Title remainder
from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Rosen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? These are just a few examples of how Earth's creatures have evolved some outrageous features and tricks to ensure survival
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
578.4
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grades 9 to 12
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: evolutionary elegance -- Townsend's big-eared bat: life (almost) without gravity -- Aye-aye: drumming up food -- Waxy monkey tree frog: the frog that uses sunscreen -- Mudskipper: a life on land and sea -- Axolotl: life as a juvenile -- Geoduck: a life (almost) without aging -- Giant cuttlefish: living submarines -- West Indian manatee: the ocean's one vegetarian mammal -- Galapagos giant tortoise: life (almost) without predation -- Giant isopod: deep-sea gigantism -- Vampire squid: life in the pitch-dark sea -- Striped anglerfish: a fish with tackle all its own -- Devil's flower mantis: floral assassin -- Bobbit worm: a carnivore's speed -- Camel spider: the largest (invertebrate) jaws in the desert -- Tasmanian devil: a rare carnivorous marsupial -- Marabou stork: a scavenger's life -- Australian pelican: life as a heavyweight flier -- Malayan tapir: a most noteworthy nose -- Naked mole rat: mammals living like ants -- Two-toed sloth: upside down and coated with algae -- Proboscis monkey: a primate that's in the swim -- Mole cricket: an insect with claws -- Frill-necked lizard: dragon on two legs
Control code
sky290422853
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781512429992
Isbn Type
(lb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017018536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: evolutionary elegance -- Townsend's big-eared bat: life (almost) without gravity -- Aye-aye: drumming up food -- Waxy monkey tree frog: the frog that uses sunscreen -- Mudskipper: a life on land and sea -- Axolotl: life as a juvenile -- Geoduck: a life (almost) without aging -- Giant cuttlefish: living submarines -- West Indian manatee: the ocean's one vegetarian mammal -- Galapagos giant tortoise: life (almost) without predation -- Giant isopod: deep-sea gigantism -- Vampire squid: life in the pitch-dark sea -- Striped anglerfish: a fish with tackle all its own -- Devil's flower mantis: floral assassin -- Bobbit worm: a carnivore's speed -- Camel spider: the largest (invertebrate) jaws in the desert -- Tasmanian devil: a rare carnivorous marsupial -- Marabou stork: a scavenger's life -- Australian pelican: life as a heavyweight flier -- Malayan tapir: a most noteworthy nose -- Naked mole rat: mammals living like ants -- Two-toed sloth: upside down and coated with algae -- Proboscis monkey: a primate that's in the swim -- Mole cricket: an insect with claws -- Frill-necked lizard: dragon on two legs
Control code
sky290422853
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781512429992
Isbn Type
(lb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017018536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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