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Exploring Nature : Incredible Elephants: A Fascinating Guide to the Gentle Giants That Dominate Africa and Asia, Shown in More Than 190 Pictures.
by Barbara Taylor


Overview - Elephants are the gentle giants that dominate the continents of Africa and Asia. This fascinating guide offers an amazing insight into the lives of these intelligent and mysterious creatures. Discover the many uses that elephants have for their trunks, examine the complex way in which they communicate with each other, and learn the differences between the African and Asian species.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Elephants are the gentle giants that dominate the continents of Africa and Asia. This fascinating guide offers an amazing insight into the lives of these intelligent and mysterious creatures. Discover the many uses that elephants have for their trunks, examine the complex way in which they communicate with each other, and learn the differences between the African and Asian species. There are sections on elephant senses, keeping cool, movement, migration, feeding, communication, courtship, ancestors, interaction with humans, working life, conservation and much much more. Five special focus spreads allow you to observe detailed aspects of elephant life, such as the behaviour of bull elephants or a mother giving birth to a calf. Myth boxes explore popular stories about elephants, and Did You Know? features provide quirky facts that will both amaze and amuse. With 180 stunning colour wildlife photographs and a lively and informative text by an award-winning children's natural history writer, this is the perfect fun learning book for children aged 8-12, and also ideal for school projects, home study, or classroom use.24 information spreads cover all aspects of elephant life and behaviour - from distribution and habitat, to food and breeding5 focus spreads take an in-depth look at one species or aspect of elephant life: working elephants; giving birth; bull elephants; daily routine; and water babies Packed with over 180 stunning colour wildlife photographs Detailed cross-sections and diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of an elephant's bodyIdeal for home and school use for 8- to 12-year-olds


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  • ISBN-13: 9781861473288
  • ISBN-10: 1861473281
  • Publisher: Armadillo Music
  • Publish Date: June 2014
  • Page Count: 64
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-8
  • Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

Series: Exploring Nature

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Animals - Elephants

 
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