South American AnimalsBook - 1999
The continent of South America is home to an incredible variety of wildlife.Monkeys, snakes, birds, wild cats, and many more species make their homes in its vast tropical forests. Other animals, such as guanacos and bears, inhabit its craggy mountain peaks, while penguins and sea turtles migrate annually to its windswept coasts. Still other animals, including several varieties of deer and foxes, roam its lush open grasslands.Filled with twenty-five breathtaking full-color photographs, this captivating book highlights many of the most fascinating animals of South America. Youngsters are sure to find their favorites here, and, through award-winning author Caroline Arnold's clearly written text, they will discover how each one -- from flamingo to jaguar, sloth to armadillo -- is able to adapt to its own special environment in the wild.
Publisher: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1999.
Characteristics: 48 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.