DAWN TO DUSK IN THE GALAPAGOS by Rita Golden Gelman

DAWN TO DUSK IN THE GALAPAGOS

Flightless Birds, Swimming Lizards, and Other Fascinating Creatures
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Age Range: 8 - 10
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 Formed over eons by lava boiling up from the sea floor, the rocky Galapagos are inhabited by an odd assortment of plants and animals that have developed peculiar adaptations for survival; e.g., dark-skinned iguanas, able to spend more time in cold water searching for food, ``evolved into a new type of iguana--the marine iguana.'' Crisp, clear close-up photos in full color add to the appeal, but lack captions and scale. An attractive introduction to evolution and to some unusual life forms. Scientific names not given; no index. (Nonfiction. 8-10)

Pub Date: May 1st, 1991
ISBN: 0-316-30739-4
Page count: 48pp
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1st, 1991




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