Animals and Me by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Youngsters will love studying all in regards to the human physique during this unique publication that units bodies within the context of the animal state. each one part examines a particular zone of the human physique - our eyes, our nostril, our pores and skin -explains what it truly is for, after which compares it with the physique elements of alternative animals. the dimensions of our mind, the energy of our eyesight, and our skill to speak are all checked out in the course of the lens of the animal country as an entire. via the our bodies of different animals we are going to achieve a greater realizing of our personal!

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They stay with them until they are five or six, learning how to find food and how to make nests in trees. r! r r r Pr Lions live together in mixed groups called prides. There are usually two to three males, up to twelve females, and lots of cubs. 36 Animal families Some baby animals never see their parents, but many others stay with their parents until they are ready to look after themselves—just as humans do. Young ostriches are protected by adult males. The strongest male looks after several families.

Nerves—strands that connect the brain to various parts of the body. Omnivore—an animal that eats meat and vegetables. Organ—a part of the body that has a particular job to do. 46 Oxygen—gas that is part of the air, which supports life. Predator—an animal that hunts another animal in order to kill and eat it. Prey—an animal that is, or could be, killed and eaten by another animal. Pride—a group of lions that lives together. Reason—to think things through in a clear and ordered way. Reptile—a cold-blooded animal that has a dry, scaly skin, and sometimes bony plates.

Roar Animal talk Animals with bigger lungs than us, such as this tiger, make more noise. Tigers roar as a signal to other animals to keep away. Zzzzzzzzzz 31 Fight or f light If threatened, animals have a variety of ways of defending themselves. Humans, too, have to decide whether to fight or take flight. taking f lig Animal defense Animals are quick to sense danger and then to act. They may run or fly away, disguise themselves, or stand their ground and fight. ling! o o f ht! Ducks, like most birds, leap into the air and flap their wings to escape danger.

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