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- ISBN: 1405342293 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781405342292 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource (p. cm.)
- Edition: New ed.
- Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2009.
Includes Internet access.
Previous ed.: 1994.
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Summary: Discover live in the tropical rain forest, from exotic birds to species of insects. Presents an illustrated guide to the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests. Here is a spectacular and informative guide to some of the most extraordinary habitats on Earth. Superb color photographs offer a unique eyewitness view of the remarkable and colorful plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles. See the beautiful but poisonous passionflower, the rare golden lion tamarin, a heckel chew stick from Nigeria, the red howler monkey howling at dawn and a kangaroo climbing a tree. Learn how paper wasps make their nest, how a siamang moves, how wax is taken from the wax palm, how geckos fly and how pitcher plants trap insects. Discover what red lemurs eat, how poison is taken from a poison dart frog, why bowerbirds build bowers, why canopy leaves have drip tips, where gorillas live and why chameleons change color, and much, much more. "Discover life in the tropical rain forest--from exotic birds to millions of species of insects."--Cover.