Item description for What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Levigne Kalman...
Overview Explains how animals use a combination of color, patterns, and shape to blend in with the environment and escape the notice of predators and prey.
Publishers Description The Science of Living Things series helps children understand that they are as connected to trees, rocks, and weather as the animals that live outdoors This important series helps define the basic concept of life and investigates the incredible world of living things. Each book explores a basic scientific concept or animal using: -- easy-to-understand text -- clearly labeled diagrams -- exciting, full-color photographs
In the animal world, the easiest way to avoid being eaten is to avoid being seen. What are Camouflage and Mimicry? examines animals that use unique colonization to avoid their predators -- or to sneak up on prey So highly developed is the camouflage of some animals, that they are virtually impossible to see. Examples include: -- spots and stripes that blend into the shadows -- bright colors that warn of toxic poisons -- animals that look like rocks, plants, or even other animals -- animals that can changes colors to blend into virtually any background
Citations And Professional Reviews What are Camouflage and Mimicry? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Levigne Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 12/01/2001 page 123
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.1" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2001
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865059624 ISBN13 9780865059627