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Big cats /

by Sheikh-Miller, Jonathan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Usborne discovery, internet-linked. Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 2003Description: 47 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0794501435 (pbk.) :; 1580864678 :.Title notes: $8.95 8-2004 (SPM) ; Zylpha Rae's Rainbow Memorial Collectionj $16.95 3/4/2006Subject(s): Felidae -- Juvenile literature | Cats
Contents:
What is a big cat? -- Cat bodies -- On the move -- Senses -- Coats and camouflage -- Hunting -- Killer bites -- Cat talk -- Getting together -- Growing up -- Cat habits -- Tigers -- Lions -- Leopards -- Asian leopards -- Cheetahs -- American big cats -- Small wild cats -- Under threat -- Caring for cats -- Myths and legends.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Readers are introduced to the big cats of the world--including lions, tigers, and panthers--in this guide that helps them to discover the different species, their habitats, what they eat, the family structure of these animals, and much more. Spectacular photographs and suggested Web sites to visit enhance this book.

Includes index.

Originally published in 2002 by Usborne Publishing, London.

What is a big cat? -- Cat bodies -- On the move -- Senses -- Coats and camouflage -- Hunting -- Killer bites -- Cat talk -- Getting together -- Growing up -- Cat habits -- Tigers -- Lions -- Leopards -- Asian leopards -- Cheetahs -- American big cats -- Small wild cats -- Under threat -- Caring for cats -- Myths and legends.

$8.95 8-2004 (SPM) ; Zylpha Rae's Rainbow Memorial Collection

j $16.95 3/4/2006

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • What is a big cat? (p. 4)
  • Cat bodies (p. 6)
  • On the move (p. 8)
  • Senses (p. 10)
  • Coats and camouflage (p. 12)
  • Hunting (p. 14)
  • Killer bites (p. 16)
  • Cat talk (p. 18)
  • Getting together (p. 20)
  • Growing up (p. 22)
  • Cat habits (p. 24)
  • Tigers (p. 26)
  • Lions (p. 28)
  • Leopards (p. 30)
  • Asian leopards (p. 32)
  • Cheetahs (p. 34)
  • American big cats (p. 36)
  • Small wild cats (p. 38)
  • Under threat (p. 40)
  • Caring for cats (p. 42)
  • Myths and legends (p. 44)
  • Using the Internet (p. 46)
  • Index (p. 47)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 48)

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