By Ross Piper
Animals have existed in the world for lots of hundreds and hundreds of thousands of years. In that point they've got developed right into a nice number of kinds, exploiting approximately each habitat the planet has to supply. at nighttime depths of the oceans, within the likely inhospitable Polar areas, within the driest deserts, even in the our bodies of different animals, there are animal species that experience built specific and impressive technique of surviving and thriving. Extraordinary Animals: An Encyclopedia of Curious and strange Animals is an exploration of these contributors of the animal state who own unusual and weird variations that permit them to outlive within the so much severe environments, or whose advanced lives can in basic terms be acknowledged to be bewildering. From the tar-baby termite to the blue whale, from the harpy eagle to the bare mole rat, those species mirror the incredibly vast spectrum of existence, displaying simply how various the animal country is.
Extraordinary Animals has been completely researched for clinical accuracy, yet is accessibly written in daily language.
Each access encompasses a description of the animal, a proof of its strange habit, different attention-grabbing clinical and trivial evidence, and black and white illustrations. additionally, a enjoyable and interactive cross glance part encourages readers to move search for the animals within the open air world.
"Stories approximately interesting animals are nice instruments for whetting the urge for food for wisdom. lecturers and oldsters will locate many strong stories for attaining little ones, together with rules approximately tips to study extra by means of going out and observing."
American Reference Books Annual
"Ross Piper has written this ebook essentially and for everybody to learn and it really is good laid out. One doesn't want a measure in zoology to benefit from the descriptions and clients can dip into it and learn about particular species with no need to learn the ebook from cover-to-cover. it's also fascinating that one of many entries is for the very remarkable animal - Humans!"