BUY Fun Non-Fiction (eg. interesting animals)

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    1a Sea Mammals

    An introduction to this set of information Reports on mammals from the sea; the unique characteristic of mammals that have adapted to live in water.
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    1b Dolphins

    Dolphins are mammals that spend their whole lives in the sea. They live in oceans all over the world. The sea is different from all the other mammal habitats but the dolphin is very much at home there …
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    1c Walruses

    Walruses are very large mammals. They spend most of their time in the sea. They live in the coldest parts of the world near the North Pole. They spend most of their day in the freezing water but come out to rest and sunbathe on rocks or large, flat pieces of floating ice called ice floes ...
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    1d Sea Otters

    Sea otters are mammals that spend most of their time in the sea. Their favourite spots are beds of seaweed close to the shore. When they are not diving for food, sea otters spend their time floating on their back eating, cleaning their fur, or sleeping ...
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    3a Mammals of Africa

    An introduction to this set of Information Reports on mammals from Africa. Mammals are animals that are warm-blooded and have hair on their bodies. They give birth to live babies and feed them on their own milk. Because mammals are warm-blooded, they can keep their body at the same temperature ...
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    3b Elephants

    The elephant is the largest and heaviest mammal on land. An elephant’s trunk is very important. The elephant can smell danger, suck up water, and lift heavy objects with it. There are fingers on the end of the trunk that it uses to pick berries and leaves from trees ...
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    3c Leopards

    Leopards are mammals. They belong to the cat family. Like all big cats, they can run very fast and pounce. Their powerful front legs help them to climb trees easily. Their colour and spots make it very hard to see them in the wild ...
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    3d Gorillas

    Gorillas are huge mammals. They belong to the ape family and are very clever. Mountain gorillas have long arms and shorter legs. The male is twice as big as the female. They have thick, black shaggy hair which keeps them warm and dry when they have to sit in the cold mountain rain ...
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    4a Mammals of Australia

    An introduction to this set of Information Reports on the mammals of Australia.  Mammals are animals that produce milk to feed their young. Marsupials are a special kind of mammal who bring up their babies in a pouch. Most marsupials are found in Australia...
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    4b Red Kangaroos

    Red kangaroos are the largest of the marsupials and are famous for their hop. Their very powerful back legs work like springs. The kangaroo can hop as far as eight metres and as high as three metres. They have a long tapering tail which balances the body as they hop ...
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    4c Tasmanian Devils

    The Tasmanian devil is a meat eating marsupial. It is about the size of a small dog. It has thick black fur with some white markings. The devil's head is big for the size of the rest of its body. Long whiskers on its face and front legs help it to feel its way when hunting at night ...
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    4d Wombats

    The wombat is a large, burrowing marsupial. It is the largest burrowing animal in the world. Wombats look very cuddly. They are built especially for burrowing. The body is sturdy with a short tail and short, powerful legs ...
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    6a Mammals of North Africa

    An introduction to this set of Information Reports on the mammals of North America.  Unlike other animals, mammals can be found in many different habitats. In North America habitats vary from snow in the north to forests and deserts further south. Some mammals live in burrows, some live in trees, while others wander freely through the wilderness ...
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    6b Moose

    The moose is one of the largest land mammals in North America and is a member of the deer family. It can be very frightening close up. The male (bull) is larger than the female (cow) and the height of its shoulders can be two metres. It has a long nose and a drooping lip…
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    6c Beavers

    The beaver is a large North American mammal that spends a lot of its time in the water. It is the largest member of the rodent family. Adult beavers grow to about one metre in length, not counting their tail. Their eyes are small and their ears and nostrils can be closed when they are underwater ...
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    6d Skunks

    Skunks are mammals that belong to the weasel family. They are famous for the disgusting smell they can produce when threatened. The most common skunk, the striped skunk, is the size of a house cat. They have small heads and eyes, pointed snouts, and short legs....
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    8a Mammals of the Amazon

    An introduction to this set of Information Reports on the mammals of the Amazon. Unlike other animals, mammals can be found in many different habitats from the coldest arctic ice to the hottest desert. The tropical rainforest of the Amazon is a hot, steamy jungle with a huge variety of plants and animals …
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    8b Armadillos

    Armadillos are the only mammals with shells. The nine-banded armadillo is the most common of the armadillos. The nine-banded armadillo has long pointy ears, a long snout, and is the size of a cat or small dog ...
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    8c Vampire Bats

    Bats are the only mammals that can fly. The vampire bat is one of nearly 1,000 known bat species and is greatly feared because of stories associated with vampires. Vampire bats are very adaptable and can live in a wide variety of warm habitats ...
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    8d Sloths

    The sloth is a tree dweller and is considered to be the slowest moving of all mammals. A sloth is about the size of a domestic cat but there is very little similarity to any other animal. They have a small rounded head, big eyes, inconspicuous ears, a flattened face, and long gangly legs...