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Dinosaurs

This captivating, spectacular volume richly illustrated by three dimensional illustrations takes the reader on a scientific safari to the Mesozoic era of the earth's history many millions of years ago. Impressive paintings bring to life the mysterious world of dinosaurs, allowing a close-up look at, for instance, a super-clawed Tyrannosaurus rex or a pack of Dryptosaurus just as they pounce on their prey. Besides the terrifying carnivores, egg-stealing and fish-eating predators, as well as herbivorous sauropods as tall as houses are all included, that is to say every branch of the dinosaurs' family tree is explored. Their mating habits and how they care for their young are described, and their communication codes and other little mysteries about their lives are explained. Find out about dino record holders and get to know their nearest relatives, that is prehistoric reptiles that glided in the sky and populated the seas as well as the mammal-like reptiles overshadowed by their larger relations. A fact sheet and a map of occurrence for each creature help the reader on this adventurous journey.

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Big Cats

Tiger, lion, clouded leopard today big cats are still to be found in most parts of the world albeit numerous species have already become extinct and the future of others is uncertain. This volume describes their characteristics, their stories, essential facts, their conservation status, and myths and beliefs about big cats. Do all big cats roar? Which of these large-bodied cats is the most mysterious and which could be called the 'champion of adaptability'? Who could be given the title the 'snow leopard' and what happened to Daniel who was thrown into the lions' den? Answers to these questions as well as many other insights into the larger felines are given in easy-to-read prose.

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Homes and Habits

The volume describes the residents of different habitats on earth from arctic tundra to coral atolls and from tropical rain forests to the Antarctic, and shows how animals adapt to their surroundings.

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Attack and Defence

It explores the different hunting techniques animals employ, the weapons predators use and the arsenal of life-saving ploys their pugnacious prey respond with.

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Senses and Communication

Senses and Communication reveals how animals' sensory organs work and the role of communication in social relations from the symbiosis of different species to a harem of relatives.

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Movement and Migration

The title presents the characteristics of how animals move, typical migratory species and their methods of finding their way.

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Courting and Mating

This volume of the series describes the techniques animals use to find their loved ones, their reproductive habits and methods of caring for their young, and the stages of individual development for animals from arthropods to mammals.

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In the Zoo

This richly illustrated volume presents the exciting world of modern zoos through answering various intriguing questions about zoo animals and their keepers. The young readers can learn about the animals' schedule and habitat, while getting to know the ins and outs of the keepers' work. Short descriptions of each species are also included that are designed to provide the little ones with valuable scientific knowledge. The riddles included on the pages further enhance the childrens' information of a given species. At the end of this zoological journey, the young readers can find an entertaining board game for two.

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Asia and Australia

Reading the volumes of Wildlife Snapshots, you can take imaginary journeys to the 7 continents of our planet. The adventures of animals in forests, waters, and plains come alive through the spectacular paintings and humorous images which complement the engaging and concise stories. The most important data concerning each species can be found in separate, highlighted blocks. Moreover, you can also catch a glimpse of the essential characteristics of the animals' behaviors. Come and take this virtual trip to Asia and Australia to get the answer to the following questions: Why do Asian black bears climb trees? Where do orangutans sleep? Why do northern fur seals have so much fat under their skin?

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Dinos 2

The latest volume of our 3D series presents more than 50 dinosaur species, including the Tyrannosaurus, the Giraffatitan, as well as one of the more recent archeological findings called the Nasuceratops.
Readers can learn from the concise and informative descriptions about interesting facts of the species' characteristic features as well as of the excavation and examination of their fossils. The volume provides detailed and up-to-date information on the conception, history, anatomy, and evolution of each species.
Moreover, many 3D illustrations are also included on the pages, and viewing these illustrations with the provided 3D glasses brings them to life, letting the long extinct, and yet amazing, creatures and the prehistoric world they populated come within an arm's reach of the readers.

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