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By DK Publishing

ISBN-10: 0756672139

ISBN-13: 9780756672133

Animals Alive is a thrilling exploration of animal lifestyles throughout the a long time. a number of fantastic animals are illustrated and brought — yet why are a few of them not alive? to provide an explanation for this, the concept that of extinction is laid out, with a glance on the dying of the dinosaurs and the world's different significant extinction occasions. trying to the current, the e-book additionally celebrates the range of existence in the world this day. Animal profile spreads are full of pictures and comprise key proof, distribution facts, and different awe-inspiring info. utilizing the classifications of the overseas Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Animals Alive appears on the present threats dealing with animals in the world and divulges how a few species have introduced again from the edge by way of conservation.

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31 EN Tasmanian devil Sarcophilus harrisii MAMMALS If you live in Tasmania, you may hear an eerie screeching late at night. This is the sound of a Tasmanian devil, a bad-tempered but feisty little marsupial. Devil in detail Tasmanian devils are short, stocky, bearlike animals about the size of a small dog. They have a coat of coarse brown or black fur, and often have white markings on their chests and sides. Their powerful jaws are filled with sharp teeth that can crack bones. Although they are solitary animals, they will gather in groups to feed on a large carcass.

CR CR VU Velvet worm Shasta crayfish Great raft spider These segmented creatures are not true worms. They have eyes, antennae, and multiple pairs of stub feet with retractable claws. Their unusual behavior of ejecting slime to trap their prey has made them highly collectible for the pet trade, but their main threat is habitat loss. This freshwater crayfish is found only in the Pit River in California. The building of dams and other habitat changes have split the population into small groups and prevented migration between them.

Pollution can have a devastating effect, whether from spills of oil or chemicals, or the dumping of plastics and other garbage. Climate change is raising ocean temperatures— even a few degrees warmer is too hot for some marine life to survive. Freshwater sources are also shrinking, as rivers are dammed and lakes are drained for agriculture. CR NT FISH of t he fi s h w o r l d ’s s are pecies un thre der at. EN Beluga sturgeon Leafy seadragon Banggai cardinalfish These monster fish can grow up to 16½ ft (5 m) in length and take a long time to reach maturity.

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