Meet the amazing sea lion! Introduce elementary kids to these marine mammals and their ocean lives. Long bodies, fancy flippers, and thick skin help these sea creatures swim with speed and agility. Readers explore the features, habitats, and behaviors of sea lions, including pup raising and colony life, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Japan tells why fishers respect these animals. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Amazing Animals (2022) 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 creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each updated title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.