eBook DK/Google E.guides: Mammal, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756649560
  • ISBN-13: 9780756649562
  • DDC: 599
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 11th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The book that's online — with a dedicated website and all the latest links. All the latest information at your fingertips! e.explore: Mammal is a unique combination of a book and a website, created with Google™, the world's most popular search engine. Use the book to read all about mammals, then go online to the safe and secure website to discover more. Witness the evolution of mammals, discover how a camel walks on sand, and find out how it takes just one year for a pair of mice to turn into half a million. Over 1,000 live and updated internet links give you all the latest information. Choose from hundreds of fantastic downloadable pictures, videos, animations, virtual tours, quizzes, realtime-reports and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
How to Use the e.guides Web Site.
1: World of Mammals.
2: What are Mammals?.
3: Origin of Mammals.
4: Evolution and Diversification.
5: Mammal Groups.
6: Mammal Skeletons.
7: Skin and Hair.
8: Inside Mammals.
9: Rainforest Mammals.
10: Woodland Mammals.
11: Grassland Mammals.
12: Desert Dwellers.
13: Polar and Mountain Mammals.
14: Marine Mammals.
15: Freshwater Mammals.
16: Bats and Gliders.
17: Sight and Hearing.
18: Smell, Taste and Touch.
19: Feeding.
20: Chisellers and Gnawers.
21: Grazers and Browsers.
22: Insect-Eaters.
23: Carnivores.
24: Avoiding Attack.
25: Omnivores and Opportunists.
26: Courtship and Mating.
27: Placental Mammals.
28: Pouched Animals.
29: Monotremes.
30: Early Life.
31: Growing and Learning.
32: Intelligence.
33: Primates.
34: Group Life.
35: Communication.
36: Territories.
37: Homes.
38: Migration.
39: Sleep Cycles.
40: Humans and Mammals.
41: Conservation.
Mammal Classification.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgements.