Nature's Predators - Mongoose
By Janet Halfmann
KidHaven Press, 2005
Ages 8-12, nonfiction
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The quick-stepping mongoose can outwit a snake. The mongoose, with its keen senses of smell and vision, rapid movements, and strong bite is a deadly hunter. This book follows several kinds of mongooses–both lone and group hunters–as they capture prey, eat, and defend themselves.
Nature's Predators - Lizards
Lizards, with their keen senses of sight and smell, have been grabbing and gulping down prey since the time of the earliest dinosaurs. This book looks at these successful predators as they hunt, eat, and protect themselves. Lizards featured include chameleons, geckos, skinks, and the fearsome Komodo dragons.
Nature's Predators - Scorpions
Scorpions have been capturing prey under the stars for millions of years. This book looks at the scorpion's deadly sting, supersensitive legs, and other characteristics that make it one of the world’s most skillful predators. The reader is taken along as the scorpion hunts, eats its prey, and battles its enemies.