Animals Alive by DK Publishing

Childrens Literature

By DK Publishing

Animals Alive is an exhilarating exploration of animal existence throughout the a long time. a bunch of wonderful animals are illustrated and brought — yet why are a few of them now not alive? to give an explanation for this, the concept that of extinction is laid out, with a glance on the loss of life of the dinosaurs and the world's different significant extinction occasions. seeking to the current, the e-book additionally celebrates the range of existence on the earth this day. Animal profile spreads are choked with images and comprise key proof, distribution facts, and different awe-inspiring info. utilizing the classifications of the foreign Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Animals Alive appears on the present threats dealing with animals on the earth and divulges how a few species have introduced again from the edge by way of conservation.

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Stormy weather If they disappear, many other species will be affected. Among the many threats reptiles face are habitat loss, climate change, pollution, invasive species, and disease. They are also hunted for food and the pet trade. REPTILES Reptiles play a key role in many ecosystems. Scientists think reptiles may be even more vulnerable to climate change than amphibians. They estimate that 20% of reptile species could vanish as a result of changing weather patterns over the next 70 years. VU Labord’s chameleon 28% Labord’s chameleon is an unusual lizard because it lives for only one year and spends up to seven months of that time as an egg.

Stormy weather If they disappear, many other species will be affected. Among the many threats reptiles face are habitat loss, climate change, pollution, invasive species, and disease. They are also hunted for food and the pet trade. REPTILES Reptiles play a key role in many ecosystems. Scientists think reptiles may be even more vulnerable to climate change than amphibians. They estimate that 20% of reptile species could vanish as a result of changing weather patterns over the next 70 years. VU Labord’s chameleon 28% Labord’s chameleon is an unusual lizard because it lives for only one year and spends up to seven months of that time as an egg.

Although tuataras can live up to 100 years, they are slow to breed. They are under threat from introduced species and climate change. 46 (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. Stormy weather If they disappear, many other species will be affected. Among the many threats reptiles face are habitat loss, climate change, pollution, invasive species, and disease. They are also hunted for food and the pet trade. REPTILES Reptiles play a key role in many ecosystems. Scientists think reptiles may be even more vulnerable to climate change than amphibians.

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