Chomp! A whitetip reef shark swallows its latest meal. But this hunter won’t stay full for long. Its hunt continues on the ocean floor! Whitetip reef sharks are predators that thrive in the coral reef biome. This low-level title introduces readers to the many adaptations that help whitetips survive. Special features add information about range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
A moray eel darts out of a crack in the reef. Time for dinner! The eel’s extra set of jaws chomp at a passing fish. Moray eels thrive in the coral reef thanks to their many special adaptations. In this low-level, readers explore how eels were made the coral reef biome. Special features highlight additional information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
A clownfish darts into the tentacles of a sea anemone. Safe at last! Other fish don’t stand a chance against the anemone’s painful stings. But the clownfish is immune! This special skill is one of many adaptations detailed in this simple title clownfish in coral reefs. Special features include additional information such as range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Oceans are full of predators. But octopuses know how to survive! Long arms, soft bodies, and many other adaptations help these creatures live in the coral reef biome. This title explores how the bodies and behaviors of octopuses help them avoid predators, find food, and thrive. Special features add information about range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Snakes do not just live on land! Sea snakes thrive in the warm, salty waters of the coral reef. They can breathe through their skin and expel salt through special glands! Readers will be introduced these adaptations and more in this low-level title about sea snakes. Special features support the text with extra information about range, conservation status, life span, and diet.
Spiny lobsters can drop their limbs to escape predators! But these coral reef creatures are not missing legs for long. They quickly regrow their body parts! This is one of many adaptations highlighted in this low-level book. Simple text gives readers an up-close look at spiny lobsters. Special features add a range map, conservation status bar, and diet graphic to this informative title.
Humpback whales use unique songs to communicate throughout the world’s oceans. But whaling and other threats almost silenced humpback whales completely. Humpback Whales describes the characteristics of these animals and how bans on whale hunting and other efforts have helped save this distinctive species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.