Leaps and Bounds by David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout

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David and Patricia love to spend their free time outdoors with their two boys and dog Max. 32 Weird and wonderful animals This series of books engages the reader immediately by providing riveting information about animals we do not see every day. Animals who survive by sucking blood, bizarre ways that animals move, and ingenious problem solvers are just a few of the topics. Photographs further illustrate the amazing world of animals.

Next time you come across a leaping animal, see if you can figure out why they move the way they do! 30 Glossary aquatic (uh-KWAT-ik): having to do with water breaching (BREECH-ing): rising and breaking the surface of water carnivores (KAR-nuh-vorz): animals that eat other animals habitat (HAB-uh-tat): the place where animals live infertile (in-FER-tuhl): unable to grow plants plankton (PLANGK-tuhn): tiny animals and plants that float in the ocean predators (PRED-uh-turz): animals that hunt other animals for food prey (PRAY): animals hunted by other animals for food species (SPEE-sees): one certain kind of animal swarm (SWORM): to move in large numbers tendons (TEN-duhnz): strong bands of tissue that join muscle to bone 31 Index antelopes 18 cat 14, 16, 17, 19 cougar(s) 14, 15 dolphins 28, 29 frogs 6, 8, 14 gazelle(s) 18, 19 grasshopper(s) 22, 23 hare(s) 20, 21 impala(s) 18, 19 jumping spiders 24, 25 kangaroo(s) 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 lions 17, 18, 19 leopard(s) 16 locomotion 4, 30 predator(s) 8, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23 prey 8, 17, 25 rabbits 20, 31 tigers 16, 17 whale(s) 26, 27 Further Reading Bonnett, John.

Next time you come across a leaping animal, see if you can figure out why they move the way they do! 30 Glossary aquatic (uh-KWAT-ik): having to do with water breaching (BREECH-ing): rising and breaking the surface of water carnivores (KAR-nuh-vorz): animals that eat other animals habitat (HAB-uh-tat): the place where animals live infertile (in-FER-tuhl): unable to grow plants plankton (PLANGK-tuhn): tiny animals and plants that float in the ocean predators (PRED-uh-turz): animals that hunt other animals for food prey (PRAY): animals hunted by other animals for food species (SPEE-sees): one certain kind of animal swarm (SWORM): to move in large numbers tendons (TEN-duhnz): strong bands of tissue that join muscle to bone 31 Index antelopes 18 cat 14, 16, 17, 19 cougar(s) 14, 15 dolphins 28, 29 frogs 6, 8, 14 gazelle(s) 18, 19 grasshopper(s) 22, 23 hare(s) 20, 21 impala(s) 18, 19 jumping spiders 24, 25 kangaroo(s) 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 lions 17, 18, 19 leopard(s) 16 locomotion 4, 30 predator(s) 8, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23 prey 8, 17, 25 rabbits 20, 31 tigers 16, 17 whale(s) 26, 27 Further Reading Bonnett, John.

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