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What Is A Marine Mammal : The Science of Living Things - Bobbie Kalman

What Is A Marine Mammal

The Science of Living Things

Paperback Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9780865059542
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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The Science of Living Things series helps children understand that they are as connected to trees, rocks, and weather as the animals that live outdoors This important series helps define the basic concept of life and investigates the incredible world of living things. Each book explores a basic scientific concept or animal using:
-- easy-to-understand text
-- clearly labeled diagrams
-- exciting, full-color photographs

Whales, manatees, seals, dolphins, and sea otters are just some of the many mammals that have evolved over time in order to survive in the water. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photographs and surprising facts about these salt water mammals reveal:
-- how these air breathing creatures have adapted to the water
-- their underwater senses
-- what they eat and how they raise their young
-- cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters, sirenians, and polar bears
-- marine zoos
-- the dangers of pollution, commercial fishing, and poachers

What is a marine mammal?p. 4
Life in the oceanp. 6
Marine sensesp. 8
Family lifep. 10
A seafood feastp. 12
Baleen whalesp. 14
Toothed whalesp. 16
Pinnipedsp. 18
Crawling sealsp. 19
Walking sealsp. 20
Walrusesp. 21
Sea ottersp. 22
Sireniansp. 24
Polar bearsp. 26
Danger!p. 28
Marine mammals and peoplep. 30
Words to knowp. 31
Indexp. 32
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ISBN: 9780865059542
ISBN-10: 0865059543
Series: The Science of Living Things
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: Novella Distribution
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 18.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.14

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