Polar Animal Adaptations

Polar Animal Adaptations

by Lisa J. Amstutz


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How do animals survive in planet Earth's most extreme regions? Snow, ice, and subzero temps make the North and South Poles nearly impossible places to live. But several animals from musk oxen to penguins call these regions home. Find out how their amazing behaviors and body parts have adapted to these harsh conditions. With full-color photographs and engaging, easy-to-read text, Amazing Animal Adaptations are perfect for pre-reader and early reader nonfiction fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429670319
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Amazing Animal Adaptations Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 578,028
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: NC740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lisa Amstutz is the author of seven science books for children, one adult nonfiction title and many magazine and newspaper articles. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science/Ecology. Lisa taught outdoor education for several years and still enjoys sharing her love of nature with children. Lisa lives on a six-acre hobby farm in rural Ohio with her husband and four children.

Table of Contents

Life at the poles — What to wear — Polar body parts — Polar animal behavior.

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