Crocodiles & Alligators (Paperback)
|In a stellar introduction to the world of reptiles, a prolific science writer describes the physical characteristics and behaviors of various members of the family of animals known as crocodilians. Reprint. *Author: Simon, Seymour *Publication Date: 2001/08/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 10.25 *Height: 8.75|
From the Publisher:
Crocodiles and alligators have always been one of humankind's most feared predators. Around since the days of the dinosaurs, they are probably the source of myths about ferocious serpents and man-eating dragons. All tall tales aside, these reptiles remain fascinating creatures. Did you know that crocodiles and alligators eat their food without chewing? Or that they use the sun to regulate their body temperature? Renowned science writer Seymour Simon's accessible text, and full-color photos, provide a stellar introduction to these reptile wonders.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2000--selected by Natn'l Science Tchrs Assoc. & Child. Bk Cncl.
In this compendium of factual information about crocodiles and alligators, readers will learn such tidbits as that these creatures have three eyelids per eye, don't chew their food, and use the sun to regulate their body temperatures. Illustrated with color photographs.