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Killer Ants

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews

Extraordinary facts abound in this mesmerizing picture book about the fearsome appearances, habitats, and hunting skills of killer ants.

Deep in a tropical forest, a million soldiers are on the march. Their huge hooked jaws are wide-open—they are ready to do battle. Meet the flesh-eating killer ants, who bite their victims and tear them to pieces to carry to their nests fo

Hardcover, 29 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Holiday House (first published 2009)
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Shannon Atako
Mar 23, 2015 Shannon Atako rated it it was amazing
"Deep in a tropical forest, a million soldiers are on the march. They hold their heads high. Their huge hooked jaws are wide-open. They are ready to do battle"
Thus begins the engaging and beautifully illustrated Killer Ants by Nicholas Nirgiotis. This text weaves information about the three types of killer ants species with anatomically correct illustrations in a manner that is easily accessible for a third to fifth grade reader. Students will be engrossed as they discover how the vicious army
Claudia  Fett
Nov 18, 2009 Claudia Fett rated it really liked it
The opening gouache on watercolor illustrations draw the viewer in as a captivating story details the march of Army Ants. This interesting book details facts about a variety of killer ants including Army Ants, Driver Ants, Fire Ants and Bulldog Ants. Drawings of the specific ants are highlighted with captions that clearly explain amazing details about each of the four species of ants mentioned in the book. An index is included at the end of the book.
Aug 08, 2010 Chris rated it it was ok
All the information one could ever need about the most dangerous of ants can be found here. This would be a good book for the person who is into "extreme" animals.
Nov 23, 2012 Shawna rated it liked it
Everything you ever wanted to know about ants and more.
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