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THE ANIMAL WORLD
Animal life
Animals through the ages
Classifying animals
Biology and behavior
Habitats and adaptation
Animals in danger

MAMMALS
Introducing mammals
Monotremes
Marsupials
Anteaters
Insectivores
Tree shrews
Flying lemurs
Bats
Primates
Carnivores
Whales and dolphins
Sea cows
Elephants
Hoofed mammals
Hyraxes
Aardvark
Pangolins
Rodents
Lagomorphs
Elephant shrews

BIRDS
Introducing birds
Ratites and tinamous
Penguins
Divers and grebes
Albatrosses and petrels
Pelicans
Herons
Waterfowl
Birds of prey
Gamebirds
Cranes
Waders
Pigeons
Parrots and cockatoos
Cuckoos and turacos
Owls
Nightjars and frogmouths
Hummingbirds and swifts
Mousebirds and trogons
Kingfishers
Woodpeckers and toucans
Passerines

REPTILES
Introducing reptiles
Tortoises and turtles
Crocodilians
Lizards
Snakes

AMPHIBIANS
Introducing amphibians
Salamanders and newts
Caecilians
Frogs and toads

FISHES
Introducing fishes
Jawless fishes
Sharks and rays
Bony fishes
Fleshy-finned fishes
Lungfishes
Bonytongues
Eels and tarpons
Sardines
Catfishes
Salmon
Dragonfishes
Lanternfishes
Cod and anglerfishes
Spiny-rayed fishes

INVERTEBRATES
Introducing invertebrates
Sponges
Cnidarians
Jellies
Worms
Spiders
Centipedes and millipedes
Crustaceans
Mollusks
Echinoderms
Insects

Glossary
Index
Contributors
Acknowledgments


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Animals -- Encyclopedias.
Zoology -- Encyclopedias.