Animal Tails

Animal Tails

Book - 2011
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Tails have many functions: communicating, warning, stinging, grasping, swimming, and many more. Some lizards surrender their tails to predators, then grow new ones, while kangaroos stand on their tails for balance while fighting. Some tails, such as scorpion tails, have venom in them, while other tails, such as porcupine and rattlesnake tails, send visual and acoustic warnings. Fun, easy experiments illustrate the ways animal tails work, and tail tricks and trivia will amaze family and friends. Includes a glossary and index.

Baker & Taylor
Explores the many functions served by animal tails--whether for balance, swimming, grasping, communicating or self-defense--by introducing various creatures and offering easy experiments, tail tricks and trivia to reinforce the information presented. By the author of Animal Eyes.

Baker
& Taylor

Explores the various functions and uses of animal tails.

Publisher: Waynesville, NC : Earlylight Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780979745584
0979745586
Branch Call Number: JX 573.99833 FIE
Characteristics: 36 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.

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