Chinese Giant Salamander: The World's Biggest Amphibian

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What animal lives in China, has wrinkled, slippery skin, and can grow to be as long as a dolphin? The answer is a Chinese giant salamander. Some of these big creatures grow to be about 8 feet (2.4 m) long. Look inside to learn more about the world's biggest amphibian. Find out how it hunts for food and uses its skin to breathe. Discover why these giant salamanders are in danger of disappearing.
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Overview

What animal lives in China, has wrinkled, slippery skin, and can grow to be as long as a dolphin? The answer is a Chinese giant salamander. Some of these big creatures grow to be about 8 feet (2.4 m) long. Look inside to learn more about the world's biggest amphibian. Find out how it hunts for food and uses its skin to breathe. Discover why these giant salamanders are in danger of disappearing.
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Children's Literature - Peg Glisson
This large amphibian spends nearly all its life underwater, breathing through its skin. Nocturnal, it lives in water-filled caves in China and has such small eyes that it hunts using smell and touch rather than sight. Pollution, dams, and people threaten these giants, and efforts to protect them are underway. Basic facts such as these are presented in an accessible, age-appropriate text that will engage children, as will the high quality photographs. Information is clearly presented, using many of the conventions of nonfiction to facilitate reading for meaning, including fact boxes, labels, habitat maps, size comparison diagrams, and a picture glossary. Three titles for recommended reading and three web sites with more information conclude the book. This high-quality nonfiction, another entry in Bearport's "SuperSized!" series, is just right for young researchers or browsers. Reviewer: Peg Glisson
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597163866
  • Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Series: Supersized! Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: IG670L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.98 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents


Super Salamander     4
An Unusual Amphibian     6
At Home in China     8
Fast Food     10
Slippery Skin     12
Feeling Its Way     14
Silent Salamanders     16
Giant Parents, Tiny Babies     18
Salamanders in Danger     20
More Big Amphibians     22
Glossary     23
Index     24
Read More     24
Learn More Online     24
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