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Outrageous animal adaptations

Michael J. Rosen

Outrageous animal adaptations

from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards

by Michael J. Rosen

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders,
  • Animals,
  • Adaptation

  • About the Edition

    A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? These are just a few examples of how Earth"s creatures have evolved some outrageous features and tricks to ensure survival.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. Rosen
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966967M
    ISBN 101512429996
    ISBN 109781512429992


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