Children's Literature - Melissa A. CaudillSome say crocodiles are the last survivors of the dinosaur age. Just what are these reptiles all about? Readers of this book will learn about many different species of crocodiles from various parts of the world and how many of them have become endangered. Their habitats and survival skills are explained along with the differences between alligators, crocodiles, caimans and gharials. Also, kids will find out which of these reptiles pose the most danger to humans? There are close-up, color photos, a glossary that defines highlighted terms from the text, and an index allows for quick reference to specific topics. Addresses for organizations that work to protecting these reptiles are provided along with a further reading list. A great reference book for students preparing reports. Part of the "Endangered!" series.
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