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Page 52: Photos: Corbis; (clockwise from top left) Wolfgang Kaehler; Michael Pole; William Gottlieb; Jeremy Horner. Page 53: Photos: Corbis; (clockwise from far left) Wolfgang Kaehler; Peter Turnley; Earl and Nazima Kowall; Peter Johnson © 2005, 2008 by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. International Standard Book Number: 978-1-59339-823-1 (set) International Standard Book Number: 978-1-59339-828-6 (volume 5) No part of this work may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.
These people have an important job saving our wildlife. 58 59 W el ive in a w r e d on ll of animals! u f d l r o w l fu We are lucky to have the fun, friendship, and beauty that animals bring to our world. are at h W our y rite o fav als? m i an Our world would be so quiet and colorless without all the animals that live here with us! 60 61 5 ANI MAL S GLOSSARY antennae (an TEN eye) the long feelers on the heads of most insects burrow (BUR oh) a hole dug in the ground by an animal to live in hatches (HACH ez) lair (lare) comes out of an egg the place where a wild animal rests or sleeps lodge (lawj) a beaver’s home or shelter nectar (NEK ter) a sweet liquid found in many flowers spines (spynz) stiff, pointed parts that stick out sharply on some animals and plants twig (twig) a small branch, usually without leaves wildlife (WILD life) wild animals that do not live with people Fun Ways to Learn about A N I M AL S Animal Guessing Game What is this new kind of animal called?
Every zoo animal gets the kinds of foods it likes best. Ha v bee e you zoo n to ani ? Wh a ma at you ls did the see re? 54 55 People and other animals live and play and work together all over the world. But many animals are in danger. Some may soon be lost from our world forever. People are taking up more of the land where these animals live. Some people hunt these animals too. 56 57 The list of animals in danger is very long. Some kinds of wolves and wild cats are in danger. So are different kinds of ducks, sea turtles, and snakes.