Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics / Steve Jenkins.
- ISBN: 0544630920
- ISBN: 9780544630925
- Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 48).
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The animal kingdom: how animals are classified -- Animal species: how many different kinds of animals are there? -- Size: from the small to the gigantic -- Biomass: how much do all the termites in the world weigh? -- More biomass: the world's heavyweight champions -- Speed: what are the fastest animals? -- Animal leapers: jump! -- Wingbeats: staying airborne -- Sleep: how many hours a night? -- Life spans: from one day to 500 years -- Heart rate: fast and slow -- Horns: different shapes and sizes, all with a sharp point -- Tongues: for reaching-or catching-a meal -- Animal sounds: loud and louder -- Defenses: how an armadillo stays safe -- Poisonous or venomous?: the most toxic animals in the world -- Deadly animals: human deaths caused by animals -- Deadlier: the most dangerous of all -- High land low: living on a mountain top or deep in the sea -- Hot and cold: surviving in extremes -- Migration: animal journeys -- Mass extinctions: life's greatest disasters -- Endangered animals: almost gone.
"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour. The level of scientific research paired with Jenkins creativity and accessible infographics is unmatched and sure to wow fans old and new." -- Amazon.com
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