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When Deadly Creatures Fight Who Would Win

Author : Brian Good
ISBN : 148416024X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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When Deadly Creatures Fight - Who Would Win? Over many thousands of years some truly fearsome creatures have evolved. From big cats armed with razor sharp talons, and teeth capable of tearing through the toughest hide, through highly venomous reptiles, snakes and insects, to the giant and ferocious creatures swimming in our oceans. Each is a master of its own realm, and each will attack relentlessly if it feels threatened. But, if nature were to throw these creatures together into a battle arena to face-up to one another, just who would win? This book does just that. It pits predator against deadly predator, examines their strengths and weaknesses, looks at real matches that have been fought throughout history, and reveals in detail, When deadly creatures fight - who would win. The battle lines are drawn between ten pairs of terrifying killing machines: The mighty Lion versus the ferocious Grizzly Bear The Tarantula versus the Scorpion The Crocodile versus the Alligator The Rhinoceros versus the African Elephant The Hippopotamus versus the Crocodile The Eagle versus the Vulture The Killer Whale versus the Great White Shark The Grey Wolf versus the Spotted Hyena The Polar Bear versus the Kodiak Bear The Lion versus the Tiger The perfect book for boys aged 8 - 12, teenagers with their mates, student discussions in the early hours and dads who want to impress their children!

Uncover Level 2 Student S Book

Author : Ben Goldstein
ISBN : 9781107493209
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Uncover a whole new world! Captivating Discovery Education(TM) video and stimulating global topics engage teenage learners and spark their curiosity. Developed in partnership with Discovery Education(TM), Uncover combines captivating video and stimulating global topics to motivate students and spark their curiosity, fostering more meaningful learning experiences. Up to four videos in every unit make learning relevant and create opportunities for deeper understanding. Guided, step-by-step activities and personalized learning tasks lead to greater speaking and writing fluency. Complete digital support, including extra online practice activities and access to the Cambridge Learning Management platform is also available.

Dangerous Animals

Author : Catriona Clarke
ISBN : 0746088639
Genre : Dangerous animals
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Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.


Author : Christie Wilcox
ISBN : 9780374712211
Genre : Science
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A thrilling tale of encounters with nature’s masters of biochemistry From the coasts of Indonesia to the rainforests of Peru, venomous animals are everywhere—and often lurking out of sight. Humans have feared them for centuries, long considering them the assassins and pariahs of the natural world. Now, in Venomous, the biologist Christie Wilcox investigates and illuminates the animals of our nightmares, arguing that they hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity. She reveals just how venoms function and what they do to the human body. With Wilcox as our guide, we encounter a jellyfish with tentacles covered in stinging cells that can kill humans in minutes; a two-inch caterpillar with toxic bristles that trigger hemorrhaging; and a stunning blue-ringed octopus capable of inducing total paralysis. How do these animals go about their deadly work? How did they develop such intricate, potent toxins? Wilcox takes us around the world and down to the cellular level to find out. Throughout her journey, Wilcox meets the intrepid scientists who risk their lives studying these lethal beasts, as well as “self-immunizers” who deliberately expose themselves to snakebites. Along the way, she puts her own life on the line, narrowly avoiding being envenomated herself. Drawing on her own research, Wilcox explains how venom scientists are untangling the mechanisms of some of our most devastating diseases, and reports on pharmacologists who are already exploiting venoms to produce lifesaving drugs. We discover that venomous creatures are in fact keystone species that play crucial roles in their ecosystems and ours—and for this alone, they ought to be protected and appreciated. Thrilling and surprising at every turn, Venomous will change everything you thought you knew about the planet’s most dangerous animals.

Deadly Animals

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ISBN : 9781848988446
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Deadly Animals explores the ultimate question:which animal wins the title of the most deadly of all time? It is not such an easy question as you might think. Does it belong to the fast and powerful big cats; or is it one of the ancient dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex or even a large marine predator, like the GreatWhite Shark or the KillerWhale, as recent movies and various legends seem to suggest? Maybe. Yet, sometimes small is powerful, especially if armed with stingers or fangs. Some of the tiniest creatures of all can claim the largest number of victims, like the Anopheles Mosquito,which can spread the deadly disease malaria. So, it is really difficult to judge, isn't it? To help you make up your own mind, Deadly Animals presents the most dangerous creatures on Earth, each accompanied by a unique deadly score. Could the toxic slime that oozes from the skin of the Poison Dart Frog put it into the top ten? Or will it be the jaw power and killer instinct of the 'King of the Jungle' - the African lion? Turn the pages (carefully!) to meet the most lethal animals from ancient times to the modern day.

Why Do Fish Bite

ISBN : 1848101201
Genre : Animals, Fossil
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These first books of questions and answers have all the age-old questions kids always ask, as well as some new ones. The fun questions are clearly answered and the fantastic illustrations help explain things further.

The Book Of Deadly Animals

Author : Gordon Grice
ISBN : 9781101572238
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86. 21 MB
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Whether at a zoo, on a camping trip, or under our bedsheets, we are surrounded by animals. While most are perfectly harmless, it's the magnificent exceptions that populate The Book of Deadly Animals. Award-winning writer Gordon Grice takes readers on a tour of the animal kingdom—from grizzly bears to great white sharks, big cats to crocodiles. Every page overflows with astonishing facts about Earth's great predators and unforgettable stories of their encounters with humans, all delivered in Grice's signature dark comic style. Illustrated with awe-inspiring photographs of beasts and bugs, this wondrous work will horrify, delight, and amaze.


Author : J.A. Smith
ISBN : 9781477252796
Genre : Fiction
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After living a mundane life Lana is shocked to find out that her family is shifters, her dead mother was a telepath and apparently vampire exists, and are at the top of the food chain. After a party gone bad Lana is kidnapped to fight in the “Arena” for the vampire’s entertainment; she must leave all that she had ever known behind in order to survive and keep those she loves safe from harm. Will she be changed into the monster the vampires want her to be or something stronger that the shifters need her to become.

Rise Of The Gryphon

Author : Sherrilyn Kenyon
ISBN : 9781451672015
Genre : Fiction
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In the fourth novel of the bestselling Belador paranormal series, Evalle Kincaid must turn her back on the Beladors to protect those she loves, and the world, from annihilation. An Alterant who fights trolls, demons, and other deadly creatures, Evalle is an outcast among the Beladors. But now she can change all that—and finally get answers about her origins. In her attempt to take down the Belador traitor and bring home a captured friend, she infiltrates the dangerous Medb coven, where she discovers exactly what an Alterant really is—and the news is not good for the Beladors. Meanwhile, Evalle’s best friends Tzader and Quinn face unthinkable choices, as relationships with the women they love grow twisted. Evalle’s relationship with the Skinwalker Storm becomes even more complicated when the witch doctor he’s been hunting begins to stalk Evalle. With death breathing down her neck, Evalle is forced to embrace her destiny . . . but at what price?

Wild Animals Photographed And Described

Author : John Fortuné Nott
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020078973
Genre : Mammals
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