Introduces the Shih-Tzu, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
A new and popular breed, the Labradoodle is introduced. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.
Introduces the sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.
Introduces the Weimaraner, where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires.
Marsupials are the only mammals that have a pouch on their body in which they carry their young. Most of these amazing animals live in Australia, where they have adapted to the harsh conditions of life in the outback. In What is a Marsupial? children will learn astounding facts about marsupials, including: the important differences between marsupials and placentals how kangaroos, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, opossums, and bilbies are related how marsupials reproduce and raise their young the ways in which they hunt and feed why some marsupials are in danger
Whales, manatees, seals, dolphins, and sea otters are just some of the many mammals that have evolved over time in order to survive in the water. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photographs and surprising facts about these salt water mammals reveal: how these air breathing creatures have adapted to the water their underwater senses what they eat and how they raise their young cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters, sirenians, and polar bears marine zoos the dangers of pollution, commercial fishing, and poachers
While humans are different from monkeys, apes, and lemurs, they are all primates and are similar in many ways. For example, primates make many sounds that humans make, such as sneezes, burps, hiccups, and even laughter! What is a Primate? identifies the members of the primate family tree and describes how they are different from each other. This book describes: reproduction, communication, and feeding the complex social structures of primates chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gibbons Old and New World monkeys how people are different what is being done to rescue threatened primates from destruction by their human cousins