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North and South : a tale of two hemispheres

by Morris, Sandra, 1952- (Author)

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Presents a global view of how animals adapt to the seasons and threats to their survival in their northern and southern hemisphere homes. Topics covered include habitats, life cycles, diets, and conservation statuses. Includes glossary and suggested activities. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The seasons
  • January : cunning camouflage. Scottish ptarmigan and mountain hare ; Green tree python
  • February : extreme environments. Japanese macaque ; Lesser flamingo
  • March : mothers and babies. Polar bear ; saltwater crocodile
  • April : building a home. American beaver ; Hoatzin
  • May : showing off. Blue-footed booby ; Lyrebird
  • June : armored animals. Stag beetle ; leartherback turtle
  • July : on the hunt. Grizzly bear; Eastern quail
  • August : feisty fathers. Caribou ; Brown kiwi
  • September : a numbers game. Portuguese man-of-war ; Springbok
  • October : migration. Monarch butterfly ; Bar-tailed godwit
  • November : save it for later. Hazel dormouse ; Honeypot ant
  • December : the search for food. Snow leopard ; African elephant.
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