Wild Cats

Wild Cats

by Diane Swanson
     
 

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Take a walk on the wild side! Lynx, bobcats, and mountain lions are some of North America's most skillful hunters. They see well in one-sixth the light that people need. More than 20 muscles swivel their ears to help them detect the softest sounds. Even the smallest wild cat -- the bobcat -- is a powerful predator.

About the series:Each book in

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Take a walk on the wild side! Lynx, bobcats, and mountain lions are some of North America's most skillful hunters. They see well in one-sixth the light that people need. More than 20 muscles swivel their ears to help them detect the softest sounds. Even the smallest wild cat -- the bobcat -- is a powerful predator.

About the series:Each book in theWelcome to the World of Seriesintroduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.

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Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
There's everything you ever wanted to know about wild cats of the United States packed into this 32-page book. How they hunt, talk, reproduce, raise their young, and their various habitats are reviewed. The differences in the species are described, and there are wonderful color photos of most cats in action. Each chapter also contains a section on biological or historical facts you should know about wild cats in general. A glossary and index are included in this reference book designed for classroom or library use. A "Welcome to the World of Animals" book. 1998 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551106151
Publisher:
Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Welcome to the World of Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
995,548
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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Meet the Author

Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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