From slowing wildfires to planting seeds, one animal is the true superhero that keeps the African savanna in balance. Elephants dig to find salt that other animal lick, their deep footprints collect water for small creatures to drink, and they eat young trees to keep the forest from overtaking the grasslands. In every season, the elephants are there to protect the savanna and its residents – but what would happen if the elephants were only "once...
After begging for a pet, a child's mother finally says "yes." But which animal will be the best pet? Using animal classification and habitat needs, the child narrows it down from Kingdom Animalia, through invertebrates to vertebrates. Reptiles and amphibians are out, and birds and fish are soon off the list. That leaves mammals, but which one? An elephant won't fit through the door, and a tiger would be too hard to walk. What's a child to do?
Colo the cougar and her friend Ruff jump and play together, but they find that Ruff can't jump nearly as far as Colo. Ruff doesn't have a long, swishy tail like Colo does, to provide balance on long leaps. Ruff is a bobcat and his tail is much shorter. He is sure that something is wrong with him. The sympathetic Colo suggests that they go find a tail that Ruff would like better, so off they go. As the two kittens explore the variety of tails worn...
Just as some people dig and look for pirate treasure, some scientists dig and look for treasures, too. These treasures may not be gold or jewels but fossils. Following in the footsteps of Dino Tracks, this sequel takes young readers into the field with paleontologists as they uncover treasured clues left by dinosaurs. Readers will follow what and how scientists have learned about dinosaurs: what they ate; how they raised their young; how they slept,...
When a huge wildfire roared along the Funny River in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, firefighters rushed to the rescue. Finding not one but five wolf pups in need, they raced into action to save the whole litter. With no wolf parents to help, zookeepers and vets at the Alaska Zoo made sure the babies grew into a healthy, happy pack. Follow this true story as the helpless pups move from the charred refuge to the Alaska Zoo, finally becoming...
6) Dino tracks
A rhythmic rhyme describes the different types of tracks made by dinosaurs that depict their movement and behavior.
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Travel deep into the ocean--way below the surface--and you'll encounter some creatures you never knew existed! This book takes you on a journey through the dark depths of the sea towards the ocean floor. Most ecosystems need sunlight, but deep in the ocean where the sun doesn't shine, animals have adapted some very interesting ways to see, protect themselves, and eat. Discover the unique habitats, adaptations, and food chains of these deep-sea creatures....
One winter day, Braden and Finley hike into the woods with their wildlife scientist dad and his team to tag a mamma bear who just had cubs. The tag makes it easy to find the mamma bear in the summer when the team gets a call about an orphaned bear cub that needs a new family. But will the mama bear adopt this new cub as one of her own? The story is based on orphaned black bear cub rescue efforts by Michigan DNR.
Acompáñanos en un viaje a través del hábitat acuático en un bosque del humedal. Conoce a las aves y los gatos monteses, junto con los castores y los escarabajos que llaman hogar al bosque empapado. Kevin Kurtz continúa su galardonada serie "Un día en", y una vez más, deleita a los lectores con una historia rítmica y no ficticia en un día típico para los animales que viven en este hábitat húmedo.
Un día de verano, Braden y Finley van de excursión al bosque junto con su papá y su equipo de científicos especializados en la vida silvestre. Quieren censar a una mamá osa que acaba de tener unos cachorros. Deben ponerle un collar que hará posible que la encuentren durante el verano. Tiempo después reciben una llamada avisándoles de que un bebé oso ha quedado huérfano y necesita una nueva familia. ¿Adoptará la mamá osa a este nuevo osezno...