Animals Eat the Weirdest Things
Some of the most intriguing elements of survival in the animal kingdom are the unusual--and occasionally downright bizarre--eating habits that animals have developed. One animal's leftovers or excretions may be a great source of nutrition for another. For instance, porcupines feed on deer antlers to obtain calcium; Dungeness crabs will often eat their own offspring to repl...more
Hardcover, 68 pages
Published November 15th 1998 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
(first published 1998)
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Diane Swanson grew up in Lethbridge, Alberta. When she was a child, she collected rocks, watched insects, went swimming, and ate ice cream cones. She could make paper dolls and play the piano. Diane held pet shows and circuses for the neighborhood children. And to make a little cash she gathered cardboard boxes and sold them to the local grocery stores. She listened to radio programs like The Cisc...moreMore about Diane Swanson...