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Dinos and Prehistoric Animals

The illustrated children's encyclopedia of Dinosaurs presents a detailed showcase of dinosaurs, offering allround knowledge of their era and their fellow inhabitants. The main dinosaur features are depicted and explained, ranging from their possible origins, evolution, build, diets, habits and natural habitat all the way to their native environment. Numerous facts are offered concerning modern paleontological research, including details on how the age of remains is determined or how unearthed fossils are treated. With its spectacular illustrations, this book is essentially intended for young readers - fans and beginners alike - but is also a good source of information for adults interested in the subject. To make the whole content as clear and comprehensible as possible, we have included a detailed glossary, relevant maps and a thorough word index.

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Astonishing Facts About Animals

This special volume gives an insight into the mysteries of animal behaviour and particular times of their lives. Experience the rituals of courtships and witness 'tough guy' duels. Watch how animals build their homes and find out which creatures prefer to be lodgers. Discover their skills in searching for food and the advantages of using one's head. Meet the masters of disguise and poisoning, as well as the great travellers of the animal kingdom. Learn which is the longest snake, which mammal has the biggest body and which bird beats its wings the fastest. Enjoyably written chapters make learning playful and amusing, and the reading experience is heightened by special three dimensional illustrations.

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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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The Wonders of Nature

The Wonders of Nature reports on the role of unusual body structures and colours in nature, as well as 'natural' inventions, and tricks and habits which constitute a marvellous fine tuned system of survival techniques.

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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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