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Seals, sea lions, and walruses (HBJ treasury of literature)

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Seals, sea lions, and walruses (HBJ treasury of literature)

by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

  • 186 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Sea lions,
  • Seals (Animals),
  • Walruses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9427415M
    ISBN 100153003618
    ISBN 109780153003615
    OCLC/WorldCa28933271

      “Through a well-developed chronology and extensively documented examples, this book provides an excellent historic review of human interactions with seals, sea lions, walruses, and sea otters in the northeastern Pacific Ocean Excellent and informative.”—Thomas Serfass and Sadie Stevens The Quarterly Review Of Bio. otariids Fur seals and sea lions. phocids Earless or true seals. ton kilograms vibrissae Whiskers found on most mammals, characterised by their large size, and specialised for tactile sensing Size Largest recorded seal: 7m, 5 ton, male southern elephant seal, average size around 5m, 3 ton; Smallest adult seal: approx 1m, 45kg, Baikal sealFile Size: 1MB.

    Sea Lions, Seals & Walruses. The scientific order, Pinnipedia, consist of seals, sea lions, and walruses. The word pinnipedia means fin or feather footed. All members of this order are expert divers and have four swimming flippers. They can hear and see well on land and in water and are able to withstand large temperature changes. - Explore bioenciclopediaen's board "Seals, Walruses & Sea Lions", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sea, Animals and Leopard facts pins.

    Pinnipeds from Pole to Pole. Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses. SeaWorld Education Department Publications. Louis Darling. Seals and Walruses. William Morrow and Co Lesley A. Dutemple. Seals and Sea Lions. Greenhaven Press. (grades ) Nancy Field and Sally Machlis. Discovering Marine Mammals. A Learning and Activity Book. Dog-Eared. Sea Lion Info. There are 33 species of pinnipeds (meaning "wing-" or "fin-footed") which include 18 true seals, 14 eared seals (sea lions and fur seals), and 1 walrus. California sea lions belong to the family Otariidae which means "little ears.” In the scientific community, there are many debates concerning the ancestry of eared and true seals.


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Seals, sea lions, and walruses (HBJ treasury of literature) by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Paperback and walruses book J by Marianne Riedman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Marianne Riedman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: In this fascinating and engaging book, students will learn the distinguishing characteristics of seals, sea lions, and walruses. They will also read about the habitats, food sources, and threats to this appealing group of animals called pinnipeds.

Discusses the adaptation, evolution, classification, distribution, ecology, behavior, communication, and learning of seals, sea lions and walruses.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. The Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Teacher’s Guide for grades 4–8 was developed at SeaWorld to help you teach your students—in an active, hands-on way—about pinnipeds and the ecology of the ocean.

Our goal is to Seals science, mathematics, art, geography, and language. Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses.

Informational (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L. In this fascinating and engaging book, students will learn the distinguishing characteristics of seals, sea lions.

Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses: A First Book Library Binding – May 1, by Ellen Rabinowich (Author)Author: Ellen Rabinowich. Get this from a library. Seals, sea lions & walruses. [John Bonnett Wexo] -- Describes the members of the pinniped family and the importance of keeping them safe from hunters.

Full Description: "Discusses the adaptation, evolution, classification, distribution, ecology, behavior, communication, and learning of seals, sea lions and walruses. Increased sea lions after reading the book The our crazy Internet world, attention is focused on millions of people in different directions at the same time, because we perform a number of tasks every day.

Buy The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Reprinted Ed by Riedman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Almost all I ever wanted to know about seals and walruses, at least their biology.

For a book of this type, it's remarkably readable. It left me desperate to hear the mating song of a walrus, which ends, apparently, with the sound of a gong.4/5. Get this from a library.

Seals, sea lions, and walruses. [Melissa Stewart; José Gonzales; Stephen Savage] -- Describes the physical attributes, behavior, and habitat of true seals, eared seals, and walrus species within the order Pinniped.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses by Marianne Riedman (, Hardcover) at the. Seals and sea lions are mostly fish-eaters, although most of the species also eat squid, mollusks, crustaceans, marine worms, sea birds, and other seals.

The ones that eat mostly fish specialize in oil-bearing species like eels, herrings, and anchovies because they swim in shoals and are easy to catch, and are good energy sources. Book List. Byrum, Jody. Pinnipeds Pole from Pole to Pole.

Seals, Sea Lions and Diego: SeaWorld Education Department Publications, Sea lions are pinnipeds characterized by external ear flaps, long foreflippers, the ability to walk on all fours, short, thick hair, and a big chest and er with the fur seals, they comprise the family Otariidae, eared seals, which contains six extant and one extinct species (the Japanese sea lion) in five range extends from the subarctic to tropical waters of the Class: Mammalia.

Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses • Level P 11 12 Seals Seals have smaller necks and front flippers than sea lions. They swim by moving their back flippers and hind ends.

Seals cannot “walk” on their flippers. Instead, they drag themselves along the ground or crawl like caterpillars. Seals have rounded bodies and no visible ears.

Sea. Adult walrus are characterised by prominent tusks and whiskers, and their considerable bulk: adult males in the Pacific can weigh more than 2, kg (4, lb) and, among pinnipeds, are exceeded in size only by the two species of elephant seals.

Walruses live mostly in shallow waters above the continental shelves, spending significant amounts of their lives on the sea ice looking for benthic Class: Mammalia. They are known to be excellent swimmers, but their dives are short and shallow compared to those of seals.

A male California sea lion may go without food for 27 days to defend his beach territory during breeding season. Animals and Nature › Seals, sea lions, and walruses › Sea lions › Animals and Nature; Seals, sea lions, and walruses.

Get print book. No eBook available. ; Barnes&; Go to Google Play Now» Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses: A Review of the Pinnipedia. Victor B. Scheffer. Stanford University Press, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Bibliographic. Seals, sea lions, fur seals, and walruses make up a group of sea mammals called pinnipeds. The word pinniped means “wing-footed”, and it refers to the flipper-like limbs of these animals. They have a streamlined body and they can all dive to depths of at least m (ft).

Some species can dive much deeper and remain underwater for over an. Seals, Fur Seals, Sea Lions, and Walrus gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc.

If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views.Seals, sea lions, and walruses belong to a group of animals called pinnipeds. Although they share many traits, each species has unique Features: Focuses on the traits and behaviors that make each animal order unique.A fine introduction to the pinnipeds (three families of mammals that include true seals, fur seals, sea lions, and walruses), discussing their ancestry, anatomy, diet, life cycle, habits, and endangered status.

Patent's text is full of odd facts of the sort dear to nature browsers: e.g., that "the male hooded seal has an enlargement of the nasal cavity that can be inflated, forming a black Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent.