As the wind blows and the temperature falls, animals must protect themselves against the cold. Some animals grow heavy coats. Others tunnel beneath the ice and snow to escape the winter winds while others sleep. Besides protection, animals also need a food supply, and viewers learn the many ways food is hunted, foraged and stored. “A good introduction to animal survival in winter.” — School Library Journal. (2nd Ed.) Part of the “Ecology for Beginners” series, which introduces primary-grade students to a central concept of biology: that living things must be considered and understood in relation to the environment that surrounds them.
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