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Books in Animal Safari series

  • Meerkats

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Life in a meerkat mob is dangerous! Members of the mob must always be on the lookout for intruders. If a threat is near, a meerkat will bark to warn the others in the mob. It's time to run to bolt holes and take cover! This title teaches beginning readers about one of Africa's quirkiest little creatures.
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  • Anteaters

    Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Ants, ants, and more ants are on the menu for these long-snouted insectivores. Just how many ants can an anteater eat? Up to 30,000 in one day! Learn where anteaters live, how they hunt, and how their long, sticky tongues help them slurp up ants!
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  • Hyenas

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Spotted hyenas get the giggles after a successful hunt. They laugh loudly to welcome other hyenas to come and feast on the kill. This book introduces children to these animated hunters and scavengers.
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  • Rhinoceroses

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    A rhinoceros is always ready for a fight! One or two horns protrude from its head. These horns are used as weapons against other rhinos and predators. Beginning readers will learn how rhinos use their horns in battle and discover that they can regrow broken horns!
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  • African Elephants

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    African elephants can weigh as much as 16,000 pounds! If their size isn't enough to make them stand out, they also have huge ears, long trunks, and ivory tusks. This title will engage beginning readers as it explains how Earth's largest land mammals use their trunks to keep themselves cool.
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  • Ostriches

    Kari Schuetz

    Hardcover (Blastoff Reader, Jan. 1, 2013)
    Ostriches are birds that can't fly. They take it in stride, sprinting in short bursts instead. When ostriches can't run from danger, they face it head on. Well, with their heads on the ground. Discover the ostrich--a bird of a different build.
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  • Cheetahs

    Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    When confronted by other predators, cheetahs opt for flight over fight. You would, too, if you could run up to 70 miles per hour. Cheetahs make a chase look easy, but hunting can be hard work. Find out how these speed demons of the savannah execute attacks and teach their young how to do the same.
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  • Alligators

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Alligators often lurk in swampy waters. They poke their eyes, ears, and nostrils out of the water to sense prey. This book offers children an alligator encounter, bringing the animal's powerful tail and strong jaws up close!
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  • Aardvarks

    Maddie Gibbs

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Kids will love learning about this strange-looking animal with a funny-sounding name. The book contains loads of information about an aardvark’s life, from its habit of slurping up ants and termites with its long tongue to the underground burrow in which this nocturnal animal sleeps the day away.
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  • Lemurs

    Kari Schuetz

    Hardcover (Blastoff Reader, Jan. 1, 2013)
    When it comes to lemurs, it's a woman's world. Females rule--they eat first, win all family arguments, and fight enemies on the front lines. Learn why you'd want to be "one of the ladies" in a lemur troop.
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  • Kangaroos

    Kari Schuetz

    Hardcover (Blastoff Reader, Jan. 1, 2013)
    When kangaroos gather in large groups, they get loud and physical. Males duke it out in boxing matches, jumping and jabbing with feisty determination to earn the "dominant male" title. Be prepared for a kangaroo mob scene!
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  • Red Pandas

    Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2014)
    A close relative of the giant panda, these dwarfed mammals claim forest habitat as home. Red pandas have an extended wrist bone that acts like a thumb, helping them climb trees where they spend the majority of their time. Climb along with these furry animals in this informational title for beginner readers.
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