Discover wriggling reptiles, colorful chameleons, and slithering snakes in this children’s book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges—from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK’s free online resource for kids.
Did you know that Komodo dragons can spit venom at their enemies? Or that some big snakes only eat one meal a year? Find out why!
Perfect for young animal lovers who want a highly visual reference book to increase their science smarts, DK findout! Reptiles and Amphibians is sure to inspire the next science-fair project or school report. Inside, author Chris Mattison breaks down what what reptiles and amphibians are and why they’re so awesome.
With this DK findout! book, you will:
– Learn to tell the difference between a reptile and an amphibian – Meet their ancient relatives, such as Pteranodon and Titanoboa – Zoom in on the scaly skin of crocodiles, alligators, and snakes – Discover how chameleons and some pythons and frogs change their colors – See how cold-blooded reptiles are able to survive in extreme environments – Encounter creatures living in the world’s rain forests, oceans, and deserts – Hear from real-life zoologist Dr. Victoria Larcombe, who studied tree frogs in Belize – Fold out the cover for a reptile and amphibian quiz questions and family trees – and find out much, much more!
The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about reptiles, amphibians, and everything else at www.dkfindout.com, the award-winning free educational website.
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