How many hearts does an octopus have? Which is the most poisonous animal alive? Why could a penguin never live in a hot desert? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Animals, which features stunning wildlife photography of animals in their natural environments, throughout every stage of their life cycles. This book teaches young zoologists what distinguishes each branch of the animal kingdom, while sections on habitats like mountains, forests, and grasslands provide a closer look at the particular animals that live in each and have adapted to its unique challenges. Along the way, readers will discover the different diets of carnivores and herbivores, find out how food chains work, and learn about the various kinds of homes animals live in, from bear dens to beaver dams.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.