Ann O. Squire
(Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2013)
From tiny bats and mice to massive whales, mammals are a highly diverse group of animals. Readers will learn about the common traits shared by the approximately 5,000 species of mammals living today, discovering how animals as seemingly unalike as human beings and kangaroos could be related. They will also find out how mammal mother produce milk to feed their young and what threats are affecting wild mammals today.