Crocodiles and their ancestors are some of the most successful animals that ever lived. At the time of T-Rex, crocs ranged in size from 2 feet to over 40 feet long. They lived on land, in swamps, and in the sea. Some, like SuperCroc, were fierce predators. Some were heavily armored plant eaters. And when all of the dinosaurs (except birds) became extinct, the crocs lived on, becoming the crocodiles and alligators of today. Combining fantastic art and photography with vivid descriptions, Chris Sloan draws young readers into the latest discoveries about the lives of these amazing animals.
Christopher Sloan specializes in ancient civilizations, early humans, and prehistoric life. Formerly a senior editor and director of mission projects for National Geographic magazine, he has written several children’s titles that have appeared on numerous best book lists, including the… More about Christopher Sloan
Hardcover | $18.95
Published by National Geographic Children’s Books May 01, 2002| 64 Pages| 10 x 9-1/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780792266914