Orangutans (Nature's Children)

Orangutans (Nature's Children)

by Mara Grunbaum

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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Discover why tese amazing apes are at risk due to habitat loss.

Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.

Did you know that orangutans are the only great apes that live outside of Africa-or they are the only great apes that dwell almost exclusively in trees? Learn fascinating facts like these-and more-all in the pages of this book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531234815
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: Nature's Children Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 8.37(h) x 8.37(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Fact File 4

Chapter 1 Endangered Apes 6

Life in the Trees 9

Body Plan 10

Fascinating Faces 13

Chapter 2 Survival in the Forest 14

Feasting on Fruit 17

Clever Creatures 18

Nature's Best Gardeners 21

Chapter 3 Growing Up Orangutan 22

Mom Knows Best 25

Making the Bed 26

Leaving Home 29

Chapter 4 All in the Family 30

Close Cousins 33

Almost Human 34

Chapter 5 A Future Under Threat 36

A Vanishing Home 39

Learning to Live 40

Orangutan Family Tree 42

Words to Know 44

Find Out More 46

Facts for Now 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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