Extreme Animals

Extreme Animals

The Toughest Creatures on Earth

Book - 2006
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Animals adapt to their surroundings for survival. Learn how they survive in conditions that humans never would. Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team - and find out who wins the title of the toughtest animal of them all!
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2006.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780763630676
0763630675
Branch Call Number: 590 DAV
Characteristics: 61 p. : col. ill. ; 16 x 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Layton, Neal - Illustrator

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Humans are wimps—we can’t stand heat or cold, we can’t live without food or water, and just a few minutes without air kills us. Read about animals and plants that live under conditions that would kill people faster than you can say “coffin”.

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