Look Out for Turtles!

Look Out for Turtles!

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Baker & Taylor
Describes the remarkable turtle, which can live almost anywhere, eat almost anything, range in size from tiny to gigantic, and live longer than any other animal.


Turtles are among the oldest living creatures in the world. They have been on earth for nearly 200 million years!

In Look Out for Turtles! readers will discover why these creatures have survived so long. Hard shells protect many turtles from harm. Colorful markings on their shells help some turtles to blend in with their surroundings. Different kinds of turtles can live almost anywhere on land or sea and can eat many kinds of plants and animals...Today turtles must struggle to. survive. They are hunted, and threatened by pollution. There is less and less open space for turtles to live in. If turtles are going to be around for another 200 million years, they are going to need our help!

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Explains how hard shells, colorful markings, and adaptability have helped turtles survive for more than 200 million years, and identifies present threats and ways to protect turtles. By the author of Germs Make Me Sick!

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060225391
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Lloyd, Megan


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