Humpback Whales

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Read this book to find the answers to these questions and more. Each title in Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals contains an introduction to sea mammals as well as information about their classification, habitats, adaptations, food chains, life cycles, behaviors, and intelligence. You will learn about threats these animals face and what people are doing to help protect them. Discover the ways these creatures are making headlines, fascinating facts about them, and the scientists who have studied them. Each title ...

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Overview

Read this book to find the answers to these questions and more. Each title in Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals contains an introduction to sea mammals as well as information about their classification, habitats, adaptations, food chains, life cycles, behaviors, and intelligence. You will learn about threats these animals face and what people are doing to help protect them. Discover the ways these creatures are making headlines, fascinating facts about them, and the scientists who have studied them. Each title includes maps, charts, and colorful photographs in addition to a creature profile to help you learn everything you want to know about each sea mammal.

Heinemann Infosearch asks the questions you want answered. Each chapter starts with a different question and gives a detailed answer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432970628
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Series: Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Anna Claybourne enjoys writing nonfiction for children. It's a good thing she does, because she's the author of well-over 100 books on a range of topics.

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Table of Contents

What Are Sea Mammals? 4

What Are Humpback Whales? 6

How Are Humpback Whales Classified? 8

Where Do Humpback Whales Live? 10

What Adaptations Help Humpback Whales Survive? 14

What Do Humpback Whales Eat? 20

What Is a Humpback Whale's Life Cycle? 24

How Do Humpback Whales Behave? 28

How Intelligent Are Humpback Whales? 34

What Threats Do Humpback Whales Face? 36

How Can People Help Humpback Whales? 40

What Does the Future Hold for Humpback Whales? 42

Species Profile 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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