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Bizarre Beasts: And Other Oddities of Nature
     

Bizarre Beasts: And Other Oddities of Nature

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by Anita Ganeri (Editor), Claire Robinson (Introduction)
 

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Why does a shark have a head shaped like a hammer? Which animal has the body of a beaver but the beak and feet of a duck? How does a plant hitch a ride on a passing rhinoceros? This colorful book takes a close look at some of the most unusual creatures in the world and explains how they have developed and evolved in a myriad of ways in order to survive. of color

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Why does a shark have a head shaped like a hammer? Which animal has the body of a beaver but the beak and feet of a duck? How does a plant hitch a ride on a passing rhinoceros? This colorful book takes a close look at some of the most unusual creatures in the world and explains how they have developed and evolved in a myriad of ways in order to survive. of color illustrations.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
stranger than fiction The Australian frilled lizard, the stinging velvet ant and the insect-eating pitcher plant are among the creatures of Bizarre Beasts: And Other Oddities of Nature by Anita Ganeri. Color illustrations of the fantastic beasts dominate the oversize pages, while short blocks of text explain their survival strategies and strange features and disguises. Fact panels provide more information, and the last page features a glossary and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810931398
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.62(w) x 13.48(h) x 0.42(d)

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Bizarre Beasts 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
bizzare beasts is a great book and has some great photos and images the creatures i most like is the glass frog and the angler fish and also the star nosed mole