50 wacky things animals do Weird & amazing animal facts

Tricia Martineau Wagner

Book - 2017

Describes fifty strange animal behaviors, including how cuckoo birds lay their eggs in other birds' nests, how male penguins offer stones to female penguins, and how electric eels defend themselves with electric shock waves.

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Series
[Wacky series]
Subjects
Published
Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Jr 2017.
Language
English
Physical Description
103 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781633222953
1633222950
Main Author
Tricia Martineau Wagner (author)
Other Authors
Carles Ballesteros (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Describes fifty strange animal behaviors, including how cuckoo birds lay their eggs in other birds' nests, how male penguins offer stones to female penguins, and how electric eels defend themselves with electric shock waves.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Young animal lovers will be fascinated as they learn about the wacky, interesting, and sometimes gross things animals do that seem too crazy to be true, but are!

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Winner of ASJA's (American Society of Journalists and Authors) 2018 Annual Writing Awards for Children/Young Adult Nonfiction.50 Wacky Things Animals Do is loaded with all the wacky, interesting, and sometimes gross things animals do that seem too crazy to be true, but are! The planet Earth is a big place, and it's filled with all kinds of animals that do some pretty crazy things! For example, did you know that giraffes clean their ears with their tongues? Or that food passes through a giant squid's brain before going to its stomach? It's true!50 Wacky Things Animals Do describes 50 unbelievable animals and the things they do that seem too crazy to be true - but are! Whether incredible, funny, or just plain gross, these peculiar and fascinating animal behaviors will surprise and delight fun-fact lovers and future zoologists alike. You'll have so much fun you'll be doing handstands like you were a skunk (something they really do!) and laughing like a hyena (how they really communicate!).