Meet the amazing carrion-eating vulture! Introduce elementary kids these birds of prey and their lives in the wild in this North American Spanish translation. With amazing eyesight and smell, and a wide wingspan, vultures are remarkable raptors that are important to a healthy ecosystem. Readers explore this bird‚Äôs behaviors, habitats, and features, including the differences between New World and Old World vultures, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Africa tells a story of how the vulture became bald. A great nonfiction resource for Spanish-language learning and bilingual readers. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Planeta animal (2022) series
From tree-chomping beavers to waddling penguins, and from galloping wild horses to prowling tigers, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series, now translated into North American Spanish, 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 creature‚Äôs appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each new title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal‚Äôs appearance or behavior.