A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of polar bears, Earth's biggest land predators. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why polar bears have short tails.
Part of the Amazing Animals - Classic Edition series
From thick-furred brown bears to bumpy-skinned geckos, and from gliding sea turtles to thundering wild horses, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.