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Know It Alls - Seals

Know It Alls - Seals
Know It Alls - Seals
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42
Pages: 
26
Average: 5 (1 vote)
5

As part of the unique, early-science Know-It-All! Series that features  stunning covers and engaging texts, this book puts the spotlight on Seals! Learn all about how they look, where they live, their babies, how they change as they grow up and more. Awesome life-like illustrations and informative stat boxes make this 24-page book fun and exciting for children aged 4 and up!

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Pages: 26
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Language: English
Categories: Action Adventure, Animals & Creatures, Educational
Features: Illustrations, Photos, Narrations, Sounds
Keywords: learning, childrens books, childrens stories, educational, ebook, adventure, animals
Date Added: August 25, 2015
hey live both in the sea and on land Some of them weigh as much as rhinoceroses   Answer No They are a kind of ocean mammal that scientists call a pinnipedwhich means fin foot Like all mammals including people seal babies drink milk from their mothers There are three main kinds of seal  Fur seals and seal lions have ears you can see They are called eared seals California Sea Lion Stellar Sea Lion Nor thern Fur Seal New Zealand Fur Seal   Earless seals such as harbor seals bearded seals and ringed seals have ears that dont show on the outside Kinds of eared seals earless seals walruses Harbor Seal Bearded Seal  Walruses have tusks Ringed Seal i n s i z e S e a l s r a n g e f r o m t h e  t o n   k g t o t h e s o u t h e r n e l e p h a n t s e a l  p o u n d  k g B a i k a l s e a l  Both But they swim much more gracefully than they walk Their soft smooth bodies glide through water Eared seals swim by moving their powerful front flippers Earless seals and walruses swim by flapping their wide back flippers  Water Speeds Slowestwalruses travel up to  miles per hour kmph Fastestfur seals and seal lions travel up to mph kmph California Sea Lion Harbor Seal On land they move much more slowly Fur seals sea lions and walruses can pull their back flippers under their bodies to use as legsso they can walk Earless seals however cant use their rear flippers for walkingso they use their front flippers to drag their bodies  They have a thick layer of fat under their skin called blubber The fat keeps their insides warm And they dont seem to mind cold on their thick skin Many seals cover themselves with snow and sleep on ice i s  A w a l r u s s s k i n i n c h e s  c m t h i c k Hooded Seal male