By DK Publishing
Teenagers will love studying all in regards to the human physique during this unique ebook that units bodies within the context of the animal state. every one part examines a selected sector of the human physique - our eyes, our nostril, our dermis -explains what it truly is for, after which compares it with the physique elements of different animals. the dimensions of our mind, the energy of our eyesight, and our skill to speak are all checked out in the course of the lens of the animal state as an entire. through taking a look at the our bodies of different animals we'll achieve a greater knowing of our personal!
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Humans, too, have to decide whether to ﬁght or take ﬂight. taking f lig Animal defense Animals are quick to sense danger and then to act. They may run or ﬂy away, disguise themselves, or stand their ground and ﬁght. ling! o o f ht! Ducks, like most birds, leap into the air and ﬂap their wings to escape danger. A toad takes a deep breath and puffs up its body to make itself look bigger to frighten off other animals. A hoverﬂy looks like a wasp and so fools predators into leaving it alone, though, in fact, it can’t sting.
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Children may be looked after by one or two parents, and sometimes by their grandparents, too. eak! u q S Squ eak! House mice stay close to their mothers for just three weeks. Baby orangutans are looked after by their mothers. They stay with them until they are ﬁve or six, learning how to ﬁnd food and how to make nests in trees. r! r r r Pr Lions live together in mixed groups called prides. There are usually two to three males, up to twelve females, and lots of cubs. 36 Animal families Some baby animals never see their parents, but many others stay with their parents until they are ready to look after themselves—just as humans do.