Orcas (Nature's Children)

Orcas (Nature's Children)

by Dionna L. Mann

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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Discover why the Killer Whales' movements makes them so difficult to study in the wild.

Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.

Did you know that orcas live in family groups their entire lives-and that their intelligent, collaborative hunting techniques are what earned them the nickname 'killer whales?'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531127186
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: Children's Press Nature's Children Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 8.37(h) x 8.37(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Fact File 4

Chapter 1 Magnificent Marine Mammals 6

Toothy Dolphin 9

Stellar Swimmer 10

The Breath of Life 13

Chapter 2 A Family Affair 14

Calling These Waters Home 17

Powerful Predators 18

Gone Fishing 21

Masters of the Sneak Attack 22

Chapter 3 Finding a Mate 24

Orca Babies 27

Magnificent Milk 28

Taking Care of Junior 31

Chapter 4 Ancient Orcas 32

Close Cousins 35

Chapter 5 Humans and Orcas 36

Orcas on Alert 39

A Real-Life Miracle! 40

Orca Family Tree 42

Words to Know 44

Find Out More 46

Facts for Now 46

Index 47

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