Camouflage and Mimicry: Animal Weapons and Defenses

Camouflage and Mimicry: Animal Weapons and Defenses

by Janet Riehecky


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When it comes to survival, appearances are everything! A harmless animal can frighten predators away by appearing dangerous. A dangerous animal can lure prey by appearing harmless. Discover the disguises of some of your favorite animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429680073
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Animal Weapons and Defenses Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 586,880
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: IG630L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Janet Riehecky is a longtime writer for children. She has worked as a high school English teacher, a college professor, and a children's book editor. Her 24 volume series Dinosaurs! won the Summit Award for Best Children's Nonfiction, presented by the Society of Midland Authors, and her Tasmanian Tiger was a Junior Library Guild selection. Janet loves to collect dinosaur bones. On a dig in western Colorado, she dug up the first bone found of a brand new dinosaur, the Mymoorapelta.

Table of Contents

Now you see it-now you don't — Hiding out — Copycats — A sneaky ambush.

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