Description : A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.
Description : Bestselling author John Davidson presents "Animals of Africa For Kids – Amazing Animal Books For Young Readers". Beautiful Pictures and easy reading format will help children fall in love with Animals of Africa. This is one of over 30 books in the Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers Series. The series is known as one of the most beautiful on ebooks. The pictures look great even in black and white and are excellent on the full color tablets. Lots of facts and photos will help your children learn about this wonderful animal. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of these beautiful animals: their anatomy, feeding habits and behavior. *** You and your kids will love learning about Animals of Africa*** Table of Contents ANIMALS OF EAST AFRICA THE BIG FIVE ELEPHANT BUFALLO RHINO LION LEOPARD OTHER ANIMALS OF INTEREST IN EAST AFRICA WILDEBEESTE ZEBRA IMPALA GIRAFFE GERENUK WARTHOG BABOON VILLAGE WEAVERBIRD GREATER FLAMINGO OSTRICH MARABOU STORK NILE CROCODILE BLACK MAMBA CHEETAH THE LAUGHING HYENA ANIMALS OF EAST AFRICA East Africa is comprised of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. The terrain in these countries presents a variety of habitats for wildlife; from arid semi-desert to savannah grasslands to tropical rainforests and snow-capped mountains. As one would expect, the wildlife in the region is varied and plentiful. THE BIG FIVE A wildlife safari to East Africa is not complete until one has seen the Big Five. “Safari” is a word that originates from the Swahili of East African coast, and means “journey”. The term Big Five was originally meant to identify the most dangerous animals to hunt, but today it identifies the animals that are a must-see. One can only shoot them with a camera!
Description : Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Description : What do zebras and ostriches have in common with clownfish and sea anemones? Theyre both examples of interdependent relationships! Students will learn about helpful partnerships in the animal kingdom as they multiply their way through fractions. By integrating math and literacy skills, this 6-Pack of math readers makes multiplying fractions simple, relevant, and fun, and the real-world examples of problem solving allow students to explore the concepts in meaningful ways. With intriguing full-color images, the book includes text features such as a glossary, index, captions, and a table of contents to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. The Lets Explore Math sidebars, the extensive Problem Solving section, and the clear mathematical charts and diagrams provide numerous opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse with activities that students can respond to at school or home. This 6-Pack includes six copies of this title and a lesson plan.
Description : Presents an introduction to zebras, discussing their physical characteristics, different types, herding behavior, life cycle, and future threats to the Grevy and mountain zebras.
Description : Table of Contents Introduction What are zebras? How do zebras act? Zebras and humans What kinds of zebras are there? Plains zebra Mountain zebra Grévy's zebra Quagga Zebroids Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction The zebra is one crazy-looking animal; it’s covered in stripes, and that’s not something you see in a lot of animals. Tigers, okapis, tabby cats... the list is not incredibly long. Since the beginning, zebras have fascinated Westerners. Africans lived with them for a long time, so they were not a surprise to them, but to the Westerner, a striped animal was an oddity to be marveled at and taken home for other people to gawk at. In some ways, it’s still this way. The zebra, a relative of the horse and donkey, has never been domesticated. It probably never will be
Description : The first thing we notice about a zebra is its stripes. Readers will learn all about these amazing animals that live on the African plains. They will enjoy many fun facts and full-color photographs in this captivating safari adventure.
Description : Young animal lovers will treasure this imaginative coloring book and its menagerie of wild and domestic creatures. From cats and dogs to fish, mice, lizards, cows, zebras, elephants, monkeys, and other animals, 30 illustrations feature finely detailed images with abstract and figurative backgrounds. Features perforated pages printed on one side only for easy removal and display plus a bonus "Draw Your Own" page. Amazing Animals Coloring Book and other Spark titles offer a wide variety of engaging activities that will foster creativity in children ages 6 to 10.