Item description for What is a Marine Mammal? (The Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Langille Kalman...
Overview Manatees, seals, sea otters and dolphins are just a few of the marine mammals inhabiting the Earth's vast oceans. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photos and surprising facts reveal the lives of these saltwater mammals.
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
Whales, manatees, seals, dolphins, and sea otters are just some of the many mammals that have evolved over time in order to survive in the water. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photographs and surprising facts about these salt water mammals reveal: -- how these air breathing creatures have adapted to the water -- their underwater senses -- what they eat and how they raise their young -- cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters, sirenians, and polar bears -- marine zoos -- the dangers of pollution, commercial fishing, and poachers
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.52" Width: 8.48" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1999
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
Series Science of Living Things
ISBN 0865059543 ISBN13 9780865059542