Hammerhead Sharks

Hammerhead Sharks

Book - 2015
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Discover some of the most fascinating animals in the world with the Nature's Children series. Readers will discover how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, and how they are related to other species. Each title also raises important ideas about conservation by examining the animal's current status and explaining the ways humans have affected it throughout the years.

All it takes is one look at a hammerhead shark to see how these powerful hunters got their name. With their distinctive hammer- or shovel-shaped heads, hammerheads stand apart from other sharks. Readers will find out how hammerheads hunt for food, socialize, and look for mates. They will also learn why hammerheads stay on the move constantly, why they are such good swimmers, and how they can sense small vibrations and electrical signals in the ocean.


Large photos allow readers to get a close look at the animals in their natural habitats Glossaries define important vocabulary specific to each book Informative text offers a clear view of the animals' role in nature Fact file provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals' classification and basic habits
Publisher: New York :, Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,, 2015
ISBN: 9780531216613
Branch Call Number: j597.3 FRA
Characteristics: 48 pages : colour illustrations, colour map ; 22 cm


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