Outrageous Animal Adaptations

Outrageous Animal Adaptations

From Big-Eared Bats to Frill-Necked Lizards

Book - 2018
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A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? Whether to avoid predators, to stalk prey, or to withstand extreme temperatures, Earth's creatures have evolved some outrageous features and tricks to ensure survival.

For example, did you know that the geoduck (nope, it's not a duck, it's a clam) can live as long as 160 years? And that the aye-aye, a nocturnal primate, uses echolocation and a long, spindly finger to find and dig up food? Or that in its deep-ocean habitat, the vampire squid uses bioluminescence to startle predators? These are among the many animals that show evolution and adaptation at work.
Publisher: United States :, Lerner Publishing Group,, 2018
ISBN: 9781512429992
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER 2017

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