Question Time: Sharks

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Which shark has the most varied diet? How can a shark drown? Which shark has a hammer? and Why does the thresher shark have a long tails, are some of the questions answered in this intriguing look at the lives of these mysterious predators.

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Overview

Which shark has the most varied diet? How can a shark drown? Which shark has a hammer? and Why does the thresher shark have a long tails, are some of the questions answered in this intriguing look at the lives of these mysterious predators.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753454411
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 4/15/2002
  • Series: Question Time Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 961,832
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.98 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.22 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Savage is a biologist, author and lecturer. He is currently the education coordinator for the River Ocean Foundation, developing educational materials and working with children, adults, and training teachers. He is also involved in a local study of sea mammals and assists in a marine mammal rescue program.

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Table of Contents

What is a shark? 4
Where do sharks live? 6
How can a shark drown 8
How mang rows of teet do sandtiger sharks have? 10
What is a great white shark's favorite food? 12
How big is the whale shark? 14
Why are people frightened of sharks? 16
Which shark can smell blood 2.5 miles away? 18
Why are most sharks gray and white? 20
Which shark has a hammer? 22
How are lemon sharks born? 24
Why do pilot fish live with sharks? 26
Who eats sharks? 28
Sharks Quiz 30
Glossary 31
Index 32
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