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The Resource Animals : a visual encyclopedia, (electronic resource)

Animals : a visual encyclopedia, (electronic resource)

Label
Animals : a visual encyclopedia
Title
Animals
Title remainder
a visual encyclopedia
Title variation
Animals
Title variation remainder
a children's encyclopedia
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Authoritative yet accessible, Animals catalogs everything from aardvarks to zebras with special focus on the superlatives that appeal to children: biggest, fastest, strongest, and strangest. Stunning action photography puts our animal neighbors in context and shows them in their natural habitats, interacting with other animals and taking part in amazing migrations, feeding frenzies, and more
Additional physical form
Also available in print version.
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
Dewey number
590.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL49
LC item number
.A587344 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DK Publishing, Inc
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Zoology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Animals : a visual encyclopedia, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/dkanimals
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword -- Animals in danger -- Animal kingdom -- What is an animal? -- Animal behavior -- An animal's life cycle -- World habitats -- Animals in danger --
  • Mammals -- What is a mammal? -- Marsupials -- Flying mammals -- Insect eaters -- Bats -- Listening bats -- Primates -- New world, old world -- The unique gelada -- Apes -- Prosimian primates -- Rodents -- A world of rodents -- Beaver engineers -- Whales and dolphins -- A world of whales -- Mother and calf -- Dolphin communication -- Dogs -- Born for the cold! -- Bears -- Saving giant pandas -- Cats -- Lion teamwork -- A world of cats -- Playing to survive -- Weasels and their relatives -- At home with sea otters -- Civets and relatives -- Seals and sea lions -- I am the walrus -- Elephants -- Elephant family -- Dugong and manatees -- Horses and zebras -- Giraffe and okapi -- Rhinoceroses -- Battling hippos -- Camels and relatives -- Deer -- Cattle and antelope -- Wildebeest migration --
  • Birds -- What is a bird? -- A world of birds -- Birds of a feather -- Birds of prey -- Bald eagle -- Silent owls -- Gamebirds -- Seabirds and shorebirds -- Penguins -- The wandering albatross -- Pelicans and relatives -- Waterbirds -- Migration: Snow geese -- Kingfishers and relatives -- Flamingos -- Herons and relatives -- Parrots -- Hummingbirds -- Woodpeckers and toucans -- Amazing nests -- Perching birds -- Starlings -- A world of eggs --
  • Reptiles -- What is a reptile? -- Reptile birthday -- Tortoises and turtles -- Snakes -- Lizards -- Chameleons -- Geckos, skinks, and others -- Iguanas, monitors, and relatives -- Crocodiles and alligators --
  • Amphibians -- What is an amphibian? -- Salamanders and newts -- Frogs and toads -- Marine toad -- Poison dart frogs -- Frogs and toads --
  • Fish -- What is a fish? -- A world of sharks -- The big-headed hammerhead -- Killer sharks? -- Skates and rays -- Bony fish -- Schools -- Fishing for prey -- Giant grouper -- Deep-sea fish -- Spawning salmon --
  • Invertebrates -- What is an invertebrate? -- Sponges -- Sea anemones -- Jellyfish -- Corals -- Worms -- Mollusks -- Slugs and snails -- Octopuses and squid -- A world of shells -- Arthropods -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Stick and leaf insects -- Grasshoppers and crickets -- Mantids -- Cockroaches -- Bugs -- Treehoppers -- A world of beetles -- Wetas -- Ants -- Termites -- Bees and wasps -- Flies -- Butterflies and moths -- Moths and butterflies -- Scorpions -- Spiders -- Spider silk -- Crustaceans -- Spider crabs -- Centipedes and millipedes -- Echinoderms -- Glossary
Control code
9781780340791
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (143 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781780340791
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
4514 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00548870
  • (Credo)dkanimals2008
  • (OCoLC)744290166
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Animals : a visual encyclopedia, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/dkanimals
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword -- Animals in danger -- Animal kingdom -- What is an animal? -- Animal behavior -- An animal's life cycle -- World habitats -- Animals in danger --
  • Mammals -- What is a mammal? -- Marsupials -- Flying mammals -- Insect eaters -- Bats -- Listening bats -- Primates -- New world, old world -- The unique gelada -- Apes -- Prosimian primates -- Rodents -- A world of rodents -- Beaver engineers -- Whales and dolphins -- A world of whales -- Mother and calf -- Dolphin communication -- Dogs -- Born for the cold! -- Bears -- Saving giant pandas -- Cats -- Lion teamwork -- A world of cats -- Playing to survive -- Weasels and their relatives -- At home with sea otters -- Civets and relatives -- Seals and sea lions -- I am the walrus -- Elephants -- Elephant family -- Dugong and manatees -- Horses and zebras -- Giraffe and okapi -- Rhinoceroses -- Battling hippos -- Camels and relatives -- Deer -- Cattle and antelope -- Wildebeest migration --
  • Birds -- What is a bird? -- A world of birds -- Birds of a feather -- Birds of prey -- Bald eagle -- Silent owls -- Gamebirds -- Seabirds and shorebirds -- Penguins -- The wandering albatross -- Pelicans and relatives -- Waterbirds -- Migration: Snow geese -- Kingfishers and relatives -- Flamingos -- Herons and relatives -- Parrots -- Hummingbirds -- Woodpeckers and toucans -- Amazing nests -- Perching birds -- Starlings -- A world of eggs --
  • Reptiles -- What is a reptile? -- Reptile birthday -- Tortoises and turtles -- Snakes -- Lizards -- Chameleons -- Geckos, skinks, and others -- Iguanas, monitors, and relatives -- Crocodiles and alligators --
  • Amphibians -- What is an amphibian? -- Salamanders and newts -- Frogs and toads -- Marine toad -- Poison dart frogs -- Frogs and toads --
  • Fish -- What is a fish? -- A world of sharks -- The big-headed hammerhead -- Killer sharks? -- Skates and rays -- Bony fish -- Schools -- Fishing for prey -- Giant grouper -- Deep-sea fish -- Spawning salmon --
  • Invertebrates -- What is an invertebrate? -- Sponges -- Sea anemones -- Jellyfish -- Corals -- Worms -- Mollusks -- Slugs and snails -- Octopuses and squid -- A world of shells -- Arthropods -- Dragonflies and damselflies -- Stick and leaf insects -- Grasshoppers and crickets -- Mantids -- Cockroaches -- Bugs -- Treehoppers -- A world of beetles -- Wetas -- Ants -- Termites -- Bees and wasps -- Flies -- Butterflies and moths -- Moths and butterflies -- Scorpions -- Spiders -- Spider silk -- Crustaceans -- Spider crabs -- Centipedes and millipedes -- Echinoderms -- Glossary
Control code
9781780340791
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (143 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781780340791
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
4514 images, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00548870
  • (Credo)dkanimals2008
  • (OCoLC)744290166
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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