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Creatures of the rain forest

Matthew Rake

Creatures of the rain forest

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Published by Lerner Publishing Group in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain forest animals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Rain forest ecology

  • About the Edition

    Track down the ten most awe-inspiring animals in the rainforests of the world. Step away from those jaws, claws, and muscles, because here you"ll find the largest snake in the world, blood-sucking vampires, an eel that kills its prey with electric shocks, and more. Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets! Full-Color Photographs, Index, Table of Contents.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Matthew Rake ; illustrated by Simon Mendez
    SeriesReal-life monsters
    ContributionsMendez, Simon, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27206723M
    ISBN 101467763632
    ISBN 109781467763639
    OCLC/WorldCa919202318

    The man wiped off the sweat that ran down his face and neck. He never answered. It lives on river fish, including piranha. They have complex mental representations, understand cause and effect, imitate, and cooperate. The Golden Lion Tamarin can grow 6 to 10 inches long, while its tail can be even longer at 12 to 15 inches! It mostly hunts at night, and can even kill and eat a caiman.

    They sleep in tree holes during the night and is active during day time, living in groups of 2 to 8 which constitutes their families, and make use of scent marks or songs for making their presence known on their territories. Inthe rainforest was described by naturalist William Beebe: "Yet another continent of life remains to be discovered, not upon the earth, but one to two hundred feet above it, extending over thousands of square miles He looked at the gash the ax had made in the tree. About Rainforestanimals. Given appropriate opportunity and motivation, they may teach, deceive, self-medicate, and empathize.

    They believe that it could possibly mimic a lizard's head to pave the way towards escaping predators. The Amazon Rainforest is home to mammal species, 1, bird species, species of reptiles, and more than species of amphibians. But Dr Bernard J. When fleeing from predators, it can literally run on the surface of water such as a pond or stream at a speed of 5 miles per hour, and for up to a distance of 20 meters.


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Creatures of the rain forest by Matthew Rake Download PDF Ebook

We heard them coming a long way off, screaming, hooting, and drumming on trees. Based on the present state of scientific knowledge about the minds of these animals, I will argue that the case for legal rights for some of them is overwhelming; for others, currently not.

Red-Eyed Tree Frog About Rainforests Rainforests are defined as dense forests with Creatures of the rain forest book amounts of annual rainfall that are often located in tropical regions. These cultures have adapted to the conditions of the rainforest, and have a deep understanding of the ecosystem.

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Set aside this possibility, they look vibrant and attractive arriving in a myriad of colors including the aforementioned gold, yellow, red, copper, green, black or blue which they utilize in a tactic to ward off predators called aposematic coloration.

It reminds us of our connection to planet earth and each other without being preachy and is fun to read. A couple of pages later I scanned a three-day-old warning from the United States embassy against visiting the area where I was reading the newspaper.

A great read a loud for primary grades, the audience could be interactive through animal noises or drama. The big man tells you to chop down a beautiful tree.

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Language Convention and Clarity The vocabulary is direct and clear and at times very complex. Here are some of the Amazon Rainforest's most interesting animals: Capybara The Capybara is similar in appearance to cavies and guinea pigs. But each determination will be saturated in the highest legal values and principles, free of the pervasive legal bias against nonhuman animals, and deeply anchored in scientific fact.

Their distinct color is said to be due to their blood capillaries being located near the surface of their skin.Mythical Creatures Of The Forest takes you on a magical adventure to discover all the creatures in the forest that people believe are only myths.

Join Dr Bernard J. Hoothfellow as he discovers the forgotten creatures, and all the powers and wisdom they have to offer. This is a book for all ages, t. Sep 25,  · Rainforests cover between 6 and 7% of the world’s land surface, yet are home to more than half of all the world’s animal and plant species.

In addition, it is thought that there are millions of species living in rainforests that are still to be discovered. Well-known rainforest animals include jaguars, tigers, howler monkeys, sloths, orangutans, spider monkeys, red-eyed tree frogs.

Nov 22,  · The majority of the forest is contained within Brazil, with 60% of the rainforest, followed by Peru with 13%, Colombia with 10%, and with minor amounts in Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana.This educational pdf book presents 16 typical creatures of the rain forest—a number of them on the endangered list.

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