by Patricia Whitehouse

Publisher: Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 24 Downloads: 420
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPatricia Whitehouse
SeriesWhat"s awake?, Heinemann read and learn
LC ClassificationsQL737.M34 W48 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469305M
ISBN 109781432925932
LC Control Number2010286091

In Opossums, beginning readers follow an opossum as it hunts for food, defends itself against a predator, and raises its young. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn all about this nocturnal animal.A labeled diagram helps readers identify an opossum's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary.   15 Amazing Facts about the Opossum, some of these might surprise you. Bonus information in video is for humor purposes only, use the information provided at your own risk. This video is for fun. In the days ahead, Virginia’s early settlers soon allowed their fascination for opossums to be turned into an appetite for the animal that is about the size of a domestic cat. In the book, “Audubon,” a typical fall day in early America was described, a day that ended climatically with the harvesting an opossum. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Opossums by William John Ripple; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature, Opossums.

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Opossums are scavengers, and they often visit human homes or settlements to raid garbage cans, dumpsters, and other containers.

They are attracted to. Opossums are medium sized animals with pouch. They are the only marsupials that live in North America and Canada.

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