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Carnivores: Meat-Eating Mammals Britannica Educational Publishing

Carnivores: Meat-Eating Mammals

Britannica Educational Publishing

Published January 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781282940659
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256 pages
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 About the Book 

Sharp-toothed and quick-footed, carnivorous mammals are primed for the hunt. Far from ruthless, however, carnivoreshunters by nature and necessityare integral to maintaining ecological balance. While predatory behavior often seems grisly, manyMoreSharp-toothed and quick-footed, carnivorous mammals are primed for the hunt. Far from ruthless, however, carnivoreshunters by nature and necessityare integral to maintaining ecological balance. While predatory behavior often seems grisly, many carnivores are actually omnivorous and many can even be domesticated. This striking volume journeys from secluded forest habitats to our own homes to survey the unique features and behaviors of various species of carnivore. Vivid color photographs accompany the text and provide a detailed look at these amazing creatures.