This revised edition surveys key aspects of hippopotamuses, describing these African mammals' appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why hippos live mostly in water.
Part of the Amazing Animals - New Edition series
From tool-wielding chimpanzees to tree-hammering woodpeckers, and from pouncing cougars to swimming sea turtles, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creatureÕs appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each reissued title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animalÕs appearance or behavior.