Did you know that there are over 360 different species of shark? That shark pups are able to look after themselves as soon as they are born? That sharks will sink if they stop swimming? Or that the great white shark has 3000 teeth? Discover many little-known facts about sharks in this fascinating book and impress your friends with your incredible knowledge! This series is a great introduction to the world of animals – where they live, how they grow and learn, what they eat and the dangers they have to face.
Animal Lives has all the facts on your favourite ocean animals. Each title in this appealing series takes an up-close look at a different creature, exploring habitat, conservation and animal adaptation, as well as looking at the life cycle of the particular animal and the way the young survive – often against tremendous odds. This series also discusses the importance of protecting endangered species and their habitats. It is illustrated with stunning photographs. World locator maps show where each animal can be found. Additional facts provided in animal fact buttons throughout. It addresses up-to-the-minute conservation issues. It includes glossary and index Author Information.
The shark p4
Shark types p6
Where do you find sharks? p8
Beginning life p10
Growing up p12
Shark teeth p20
Plankton eaters p22
Shark senses p24
Sharks and people p26
Sharks under threat p28
Life cycle p30
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Sally Morgan is an experienced freelance author and consultant, writing mostly children's non-fiction books on natural history, environment, sciences and geography. She has written more than 250 titles to date.
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