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Know It Alls - Apes

Know It Alls - Apes
Know It Alls - Apes
Average: 5 (1 vote)

As part of the unique, early-science Know-It-All! Series that features  stunning covers and engaging texts, this book puts the spotlight on Apes! 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: apes, animals, adventure, educational, science, learning, ebook, childrens stories
Date Added: August 25, 2015
They run and wrestle Theyre very curious And they love to play just like you Theyre Apes  Five Kinds of Apes gorilla orangutan chimpanzee bonobo gibbon  Amazing Apes Apes are mammalsthey are warmblooded have hair on their bodies and the moms produce milk for their babies Apes are called primates because they have a thumb that can press against the tips of their other fingers This allows them to grasp and handle objects firmly leaf sponge rock nutcracker  Monkeys have tails apes dont termite stick Besides humans apes are the smartest primates They can learn to make and use simple tools to help get food or water  Gorillas Gorillas are the largest and fiercestlooking apes but they are gentle animals that rarely fight A male gorilla only beats his chest to make a drumming sound that warns other gorillas to stay away from his troop  Facts Homeland Forests of eastern and central Africa Average weight Female pounds  kg Male pounds  kg Fact There are three different kinds of gorilla the smaller western lowland gorilla the eastern lowland gorilla and the mountain gorilla Gorillas are herbivores which means they mostly eat plants An adult mountain gorilla may eat up to pounds kg of plants a dayabout as much as thirty heads of lettuce  Chimpanzees Chimpanzees live in large troops with fifty or more chimps of all ages Individuals groom each others fur to rake out dirt and insects Grooming helps keep chimps clean but more importantly it can show love for a friend or respect for a leader