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Author Fletcher, Patricia (Children's author), author.

Title Why are ostriches so big? : and other curious bird adaptations / by Patricia Fletcher.

Publication Info. New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Princeton PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - PRGG-8  J 598.5 FLE    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Odd adaptations
Odd adaptations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Contents What makes a bird a bird? -- Bird or dinosaur? -- The odd bird body -- The huge ostrich -- From teeth to beaks -- Right in the gizzard! -- Waste management -- Super shells -- Birdie talk.
Summary Ostriches are the biggest birds on Earth. Not only that, they can run distances at about the same speed as a car on a city street! These adaptations are extraordinary, but other birds have even more bizarre adaptations! From gizzards to the many colorful mating displays, bird adaptations are covered in fun, engaging detail throughout this volume. The main content addresses curriculum topics such as animal body systems, life cycles, and more with an emphasis on the most fun information out there about birds and their odd adaptations.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.1 0.5 191623.
Subject Birds -- Adaptations -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Adaptation (Biology) -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781538203866 (paperback book)
1538203863 (paperback book)
9781538203675 (6 pack)
1538203677 (6 pack)
9781538203873 (library bound book)
1538203871 (library bound book)

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