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An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.
How To Have Sex If You're Not Human
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Despite all our love songs and romantic fantasies, reproduction is the name of the game in biology. All forms of life are genetically programmed to reproduce. Nothing is off limits so long as it produces babies. Animals—plants, too—“do it” in wild, bizarre ways. Some reef fishes change sex. Plants trick pollinators into doing their sexual bidding. Everything strives to pass on its genes.
Cats: Instructions For Use
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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Someone once said : This is my cat's house, she just allows me to pay the mortgage. If you share space with a feline or two, or know someone who does, this book belongs on your shelf. Full of practical advice, anecdotes and personal photographs, this survival guide was written by a true expert in surviving life with cats. Annarita has been allowed to live with more than 100 over the years.
Essential Oil Use Guide For Canine Health Care: Techniques from Holistic Veterinarians
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a guide for practical therapeutic administration of essential oils to canine patients. Specific methods of essential oil application in clinical and home settings are offered by six holistic veterinarians who are greatly experienced in their use.
14 Fun Facts About Horseshoe Crabs: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color is a horseshoe crab’s blood? What do doctors use a horseshoe crab’s blood for? How many eggs does a horseshoe crab mother lay? How long have horseshoe crabs been on the earth? How does a horseshoe crab swim? Find out more about horseshoe crabs and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 More Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How far will an elephant walk in its lifetime? What happens if a seal eats a fish tail first? Which has more bones in its neck, an owl or a giraffe? What does a camel do with the fat in its hump? What happens to a hippo babies skin if it stay out in the sunshine? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book. Surprise your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
An octopus is an animal that lives in the sea. It has eight arms, a head and a body. It also has blue blood, and it squirts ink! This book will introduce you to octopuses and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? What does an octopus eat? Can octopuses change their color? Find out what a
Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Sea horses are some of the smallest animals in the sea. They look like little chess pieces, with a tail. They have a long snout or nose at the front of their head. They have a high, arched neck like a proud horse. They also have a rounded body like a horse. This book will introduce you to sea horses and tell you many interesting facts about them.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is a manatee? A manatee is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Where do manatees live? How do boats hurt manatees?
Hillie's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Living in Germany made it difficult to find a Golden Retriever, a rare breed over there. My husband and I had to fly to Hanover to check out a new litter of puppies. Over the next fourteen years Hillie shared horse trail rides with us, skied with us in Austria, traveled to Italy and America and got arrested in England. She was a truly international family member!
14 Fun Facts About Big Cats: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Why do big cats have pads on their feet? Which is the largest big cat? Which big cat lives at the highest elevation? Which is the only social cat? Which is the only cat that runs its prey to the ground? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this 15-minute book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Glyptodonts: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal. Scientists have found out many facts about the glyptodont, and here are some. Find out: What did a glyptodont eat? How large were glyptodonts? How fast could they move? What is their shell made of? What were the tiny holes in the shell for? Find out 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About Dodo Birds: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color were their beaks? Where did dodo birds live? Did they like the forest, the grasses or the beach? How old is the dodo bird? Why did the dodo bird eat so much when the sailors fed it? How long did it take man to kill off the dodo bird after it was discovered? Find out more about the dodo bird and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Mammoths: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How much do you know about these prehistoric creatures? Is a mammoth always a woolly mammoth? Are mammoths more closely related to the African or the Asian elephant? How big was the biggest mammoth? How small was the smallest mammoth? How many teeth did a mammoth chew with? When did mammoths die off? Find out more about mammoths and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How does a dolphin sleep? What happens if you put a dry sea otter in water? What color is a polar bear’s skin? What happens if you move a group of bighorn sheep to a new area? How many eggs can a mother hermit crab lay? Can a gorilla swim? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animals, then surprise your family and friends with these strange facts.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What animal has the strongest bite force of any mammal? What do lemurs use your teeth for? What is strange about the water deer’s teeth? How much would a single mammoth tooth weigh? What color are a beaver’s teeth? Who has the biggest teeth of any land animal? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book about animal teeth.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Eyes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How many lenses does a dragonfly’s eye have? Which is bigger, an eagle’s eye or a human’s? How many eyes does a scallop have? How do lizards keep their eyes wet? Animal eyes can be really strange and wonderful. How much do you know about the eyes of your animal friends? Find out more in this book.
14 Absolutely Horrible, Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
OK, let’s face it. Some things that animals do can be totally gross and disgusting. Here are some of the best, or should we say the worst, things that animals do. Do you know: How owls poop? What happens to roadrunner babies who don’t gain weight fast enough? And why do cows lick their noses when they eat? Discover these disgusting facts, and more in this 15-minute book.
14 Fun Facts About Bees: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Bees are fascinating creatures that are responsible for pollinating much of the planet. You see them around you every day but how much do you really know about them? How much honey can a worker bee make in its lifetime? How many eggs will a queen bee lay in one day? How big is the smallest bee? Are bees electrically charged? Find out more about bees and amaze your friends with these fun facts