Mammal Mania
Mammal Mania ›
By Lisa J. Amstutz

Trade Paper, EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

Published Apr 2021

How big is a blue whale? Why does a sloth crawl from the safety of a tree to the ground once a week? How does a vampire bat feed? Young nature enthusiasts will find answers to these questions and learn all sorts of fascinating facts about mammals in this full-color, interactive book. Mammal Mania explores what makes mammals unique, as well as their anatomy, behavior, and conservation needs. Thirty hands-on activities promote observation and analysis, writing and drawing, math and science, and nature literacy skills. Readers will learn to build a squirrel feeder, write a putrid poem, make an animal tracking station, and much more. This useful resource includes a glossary of scientific terms, a list of mammal orders, and a teacher's guide to initiate classroom discussion.

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