About the Book: The World Encyclopedia of Animals
A fully illustrated encyclopedia of amphibians, reptiles and mammals from around
Over 550 colour illustrations and photographs, with specially commissioned
artworks of each of the species featured.
Includes the venomous western diamondback rattlesnake of the southern United
States, the critically endangered mountain gorilla of Africa, the tree dwelling
flying lizard of South-East Asia, the extraordinary egg-laying duck billed
platypus of Australia, and much, much more.
A natural history guide that focuses on how animals have adapted in terms of
anatomy, senses and survival skills, and describes the varied habitats in which
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