Nature's Best: Hunters

Author:   Tom Jackson
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
ISBN:  

9780750287982


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   27 August 2015
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 11 years
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   To order   Availability explained


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Nature's Best: Hunters


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Some animals have developed astonishing techniques to hunt and kill their prey. From the humpback whale's bubble nets that capture hundreds of fish, to the komodo dragon's deadly saliva, the creatures featured in this book are equipped with hunting abilities that are both unique and out-of-this-world. Find out more about these masters of predation and learn how evolution has shaped each animal's hunting strategy and killing technique. Vivid, arresting photography paired with captivating animal encounters make this book a thrilling introduction to some of the basics of evolutionary theory.

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Author:   Tom Jackson
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
Imprint:   Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 21.80cm , Height: 0.90cm , Length: 27.00cm
Weight:   0.348kg
ISBN:  

9780750287982


ISBN 10:   0750287985
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   27 August 2015
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 11 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Children / Juvenile ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
Availability:   To order   Availability explained

Table of Contents

1: Great white shark 2: Praying mantis 3: Tiger 4: Antlion larva 5: Peregrine falcon 6: Death adder 7: Mongoose 8: Lion 9: Komodo dragon 10: Polar bear 11: Vampire bat 12: Great horned owl 13: Nile crocodile 14: River otter 15: Cone shell 16: Argentine horned frog

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Tom Jackson has been a writer for 20 years. He has written more than 80 books and contributed to hundreds more. Tom gets to write about a wide range of subjects, everything from axolotls to zoroastrianism. However, his specialties are natural history, technology and all things scientific. Tom spends his days finding fun ways of communicating these kinds of facts, new and old, to all age groups and reading abilities. Tom lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children. He studied zoology at Bristol University and has had spells working at the zoos in Jersey and Surrey. Tom has also worked as a conservationist, which saw him planting trees in Somerset, surveying Vietnamese jungle and rescuing wildlife from drought-ridden Zimbabwe. Writing jobs have also taken him to the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon rain forest, the coral reefs of Indonesia and the Sahara Desert. Nowadays, he can be found mainly in the attic.

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