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The Resource Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen

Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen

Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards
Title
Outrageous animal adaptations
Title remainder
from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Rosen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? These are just a few examples of how Earth's creatures have evolved some outrageous features and tricks to ensure survival
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosen, Michael J.
Dewey number
578.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 13 to 18
  • Grades 9 to 12
LC call number
QH546
LC item number
.R57 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Animals
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Animals
  • Curiosities and wonders
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: evolutionary elegance -- Townsend's big-eared bat: life (almost) without gravity -- Aye-aye: drumming up food -- Waxy monkey tree frog: the frog that uses sunscreen -- Mudskipper: a life on land and sea -- Axolotl: life as a juvenile -- Geoduck: a life (almost) without aging -- Giant cuttlefish: living submarines -- West Indian manatee: the ocean's one vegetarian mammal -- Galápagos giant tortoise: life (almost) without predation -- Giant isopod: deep-sea gigantism -- Vampire squid: life in the pitch-dark sea -- Striped anglerfish: a fish with tackle all its own -- Devil's flower mantis: floral assassin -- Bobbit worm: a carnivore's speed -- Camel spider: the largest (invertebrate) jaws in the desert -- Tasmanian devil: a rare carnivorous marsupial -- Marabou stork: a scavenger's life -- Australian pelican: life as a heavyweight flier -- Malayan tapir: a most noteworthy nose -- Naked mole rat: mammals living like ants -- Two-toed sloth: upside down and coated with algae -- Proboscis monkey: a primate that's in the swim -- Mole cricket: an insect with claws -- Frill-necked lizard: dragon on two legs
Control code
on1001456907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781512429992
Lccn
2017018536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1001456907
Label
Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards, Michael J. Rosen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: evolutionary elegance -- Townsend's big-eared bat: life (almost) without gravity -- Aye-aye: drumming up food -- Waxy monkey tree frog: the frog that uses sunscreen -- Mudskipper: a life on land and sea -- Axolotl: life as a juvenile -- Geoduck: a life (almost) without aging -- Giant cuttlefish: living submarines -- West Indian manatee: the ocean's one vegetarian mammal -- Galápagos giant tortoise: life (almost) without predation -- Giant isopod: deep-sea gigantism -- Vampire squid: life in the pitch-dark sea -- Striped anglerfish: a fish with tackle all its own -- Devil's flower mantis: floral assassin -- Bobbit worm: a carnivore's speed -- Camel spider: the largest (invertebrate) jaws in the desert -- Tasmanian devil: a rare carnivorous marsupial -- Marabou stork: a scavenger's life -- Australian pelican: life as a heavyweight flier -- Malayan tapir: a most noteworthy nose -- Naked mole rat: mammals living like ants -- Two-toed sloth: upside down and coated with algae -- Proboscis monkey: a primate that's in the swim -- Mole cricket: an insect with claws -- Frill-necked lizard: dragon on two legs
Control code
on1001456907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781512429992
Lccn
2017018536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1001456907

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