Discover how whales interact, hunt and communicate in this interesting and insightful addition to the Animal Lives series. Sections on the different species of whale, looking after the young and echolocation are peppered with fun facts to keep children entertained. This series is a great introduction tothe 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.
Animal Livess 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.
Whale types p6
Where can you find whales? p8
Giving birth p10
Growing up p12
Underwater living p14
Plankton feeders p20
Giant predators p22
Whale journeys p26
Whales 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.