Welcome to the new catalog for Santa Fe Public Library. We'd love to hear your feedback.
La Farge Branch Library is closed indefinitely for repairs.

Hippos

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Lerner Publications Company,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
920L
Description
Hippos spend most of the day in lakes, rivers, and ponds. So no wonder their full name comes from two Greek words, hippos and potamos, which mean "river horse." Well-known for their large, barrel shape and wide mouths, common hippos live in the rivers and shallow lakes of eastern and southern Africa. Their cousins, pygmy hippos, inhabit the forests and rivers of western Africa. Staying cool by staying underwater is the daytime goal of both types of hippos. At night, they eat as much of the short grasses as they can. Pygmy hippos are becoming more scarce as their habitat is being cleared for other land uses, such as farming. and although their numbers are not yet dangerously low, common hippos are threatened by poachers, who want the ivory in their teeth. Are hippos at risk of becoming extinct? Learn more in this edition of Nature Watch.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780822575122
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.9, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
920L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID feecd2ef-aa8a-d977-d5d7-2ccd9201cc82
Grouping Title hippos
Grouping Author walker sally m
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-16 04:30:28AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 1
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.9
author Walker, Sally M.
author_display Walker, Sally M
available_at_santafe Main Library
detailed_location_santafe Main Childrens - J
display_description
format_category_santafe Books
format_santafe Book
id feecd2ef-aa8a-d977-d5d7-2ccd9201cc82
isbn 9780822575122
item_details ils:.b13225169|.i16968931|Main Childrens - J|599.635 Wal|||1|false|false|||||*CHECK SHELF*||mj||
itype_santafe Regular Circ
last_indexed 2018-08-16T10:30:28.152Z
lexile_score 920
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe 599.635 Wal
owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library
primary_isbn 9780822575122
publishDate 2008
record_details ils:.b13225169|Book|Books|Rev. ed.|English|Lerner Publications Company,|2008.|48 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_santafe
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b13225169 .i16968931 On Shelf *CHECK SHELF* false true true false false true 999
series Nature watch
series_with_volume Nature watch|
subject_facet Hippopotamus, Pygmy hippopotamus
title_display Hippos
title_full Hippos / by Sally M. Walker
title_short Hippos
topic_facet Hippopotamus, Pygmy hippopotamus