By Harris, Tim
Most animals have one, but that's where the similarities end! Squirrels balance with theirs, rattlesnakes use them as a warning, hippos use them to flick poo around, scorpions use theirs to inject venom and many birds use them for showing off! The variety of ways in which animals... use their tails is truly staggering and this fantastic book has got all the facts on animal tails, whipped! Gorgeous photographs illustrate the tails of the animal kingdom and all the extraordinary ways they have evolved to help their owners live in harmony with the environment. You didn't know you needed a book on animal tails - but you'll soon be wondering why you haven't had one sooner! It's a cool way to take a sideways look at the animal kingdom and kids will be enthralled and delighted by this incredible book. For readers aged 8+ Also available in this series: Animal Tongues.Read more
Tim Harris has been fascinated by all aspects of the natural world since a young age. After studying Norwegian glaciers at university, his quest for wildlife has seen him explore the giant dunes of the Namib Desert, climb the slopes of Popocatapetl in Mexico, camp in the Sumatran rainforest, and search the frozen Sea of Okhotsk for sea-eagles. Tim has written books about nature and the environment for both children and adults, including the award-winning Migration Hotspots: the World's Best Bird Migration Sites. Apart from birds, his special interests are bats, moths, glaciers, and the weather.
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