Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor

Armadillos: Animals That Wear Armor

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by Caitlind Alexander
     
 

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How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does.
An armadillo is an animal that is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell.
The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. That’s because it is a cousin of the anteater.
Armadillos have very long

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How would you like to live your life in a suit of armor? That is what an armadillo does.
An armadillo is an animal that is covered in armor. It has bony plates around its body to protect it. The plates are hard, like a turtle's shell.
The armadillo looks a bit like an anteater. That’s because it is a cousin of the anteater.
Armadillos have very long noses. They use their nose to sniff out things. They like to sniff out insects and other good things to eat. They have a great sense of smell.
Better than their nose is their ears. They have large, rounded ears that they can move back and forth. They can even turn them around. That way an armadillo can point its ears toward a sound. That lets them hear very well.
Find out more about this wonderful animal and learn the answers to these questions:
What do armadillos eat?
What is their shell made out of?
How do armadillos cross a river?
How do armadillos help people?
What human disease can armadillos catch?
And many more!

Learn what an armadillo looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.

Ages 7 to 10
All measurements in American and metric.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015694963
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
09/05/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books , #332
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
732 KB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I havent read it yet but i think it'll be good