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Armadillos Sheila Griffin Llanas

Armadillos

Sheila Griffin Llanas

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ISBN : 9781614807148
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34 pages
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This book introduces young readers to the iconic armadillo. Easy-to-read text examines the armadillos development as a cultural icon, from its migration to the United States to its status as the state small mammal of Texas. Readers will also learnMoreThis book introduces young readers to the iconic armadillo. Easy-to-read text examines the armadillos development as a cultural icon, from its migration to the United States to its status as the state small mammal of Texas. Readers will also learn about the armadillos body, its appearance, size, and special shell. The armadillos unique reproduction is discussed, as is pup development and life cycle. Readers will discover what armadillos like to eat, and how they use their sticky tongue and claws to grab their insect meals. Also covered is the armadillos habitat, and a range map shows where in the world they live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the armadillos scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with the armadillos expanding range and its status as both icon and pest. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.