Meet the largest cat of the Americas! Introduce elementary readers to the fearsome jaguar and its life in the wild. As ‚Äúbeasts that kill with one leap,‚Äù it easy to see why jaguars are the top predators of the rainforest. Readers explore this big cat‚Äôs features, behaviors, and habitats with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale shares a story from South Africa about the jaguar‚Äôs markings. 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.