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Killer Whales
     

Killer Whales

by Anne Welsbacher
 

Describes killer whales, their habits, where they live, their hunting methods, and how they exist in the world of people.

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Describes killer whales, their habits, where they live, their hunting methods, and how they exist in the world of people.

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Children's Literature
This slim-volume is chock-full of exciting facts and brilliant color photographs of these amazing mammals. Young readers will be captivated by this addition to the "Predators in the Wild" series. Beginning with fast-facts, the book introduces readers to the killer whale family and the whales abilities to use echolation to hunt their prey. Physical features, habitat, eating habits, whales in captivity and whale hunting are revealed in text and sidebars. Myths about killer whales are discussed and the many ways this species is affected by man through chemical spills, pollution, new laws and research. Included in the endnotes are a glossary of words to know, a section to learn more and useful addresses to aid killer whale-lovers in their quest for more knowledge and information about this beautiful creature. This book is a very useful resource for intermediate classrooms and home libraries. 2002, Capstone Press, $21.26. Ages 8 to 12. Reviewer: Sue Reichard AGES: 8 9 10 11 12

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736810654
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Predators in the Wild Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
7 - 8 Years

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