by Claire Throp

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Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on orcas, or killer whales! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about killer whales, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these clever creatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484610626
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 18 MB
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Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Claire Throp loves sea mammals and spent far too long looking at them while supposedly doing research for this book! She has written children's nonfiction on subjects ranging from countries to sports to. She lives just outside Oxford, England.

Table of Contents

What Are Sea Mammals? 4

What Are Orcas? 6

How Are Orcas Classified? 8

Where Do Orcas Live? 12

What Adaptations Help Orcas Survive? 14

What Do Orcas Eat? 20

What Is an Orca's Life Cycle? 24

How Do Orcas Behave? 28

How Intelligent Are Orcas? 34

What Threats Do Orcas Face? 36

How Can People Help Orcas? 40

What Does the Future Hold for Orcas? 42

Species Profile 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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