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Arachnids

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From faraway deserts to neighborhood parks, nature is full of interesting animals. Colorful camouflage, powerful poison, amazing armor, and sharp senses are just a few of the adaptations that help animals survive in their unique environments. Reading about animals and their habitats is the first step to understanding and protecting the world we share. Readers will marvel at the vivid photos of weird, wild, and wonderful animals from around the globe.

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Overview

From faraway deserts to neighborhood parks, nature is full of interesting animals. Colorful camouflage, powerful poison, amazing armor, and sharp senses are just a few of the adaptations that help animals survive in their unique environments. Reading about animals and their habitats is the first step to understanding and protecting the world we share. Readers will marvel at the vivid photos of weird, wild, and wonderful animals from around the globe.

Arachnids are a special group of animals that includes spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites. Arachnids takes a close look at some amazing creatures. Their poisonous fangs help them catch prey and defend themselves. Their complex webs and nets catch food and keep their eggs safe. These are just some of the weird, wild, and wonderful ways that arachnids survive in the wild.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433935701
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Weird, Wild, and Wonderful
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 992,263
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

What Are Arachnids? 4

Let's Look at Spiders 6

Spiders and Silk 8

Silk Traps 10

Hunters 12

Deadly 14

Supermoms 16

Staying Safe 18

Other Arachnids 20

Fact File: Arachnid Features 22

Glossary 23

For Further Information 24

Index 24

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