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By Catherine Allen

Following within the footsteps of Gale's acclaimed Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia, second Ed., Grzimek's scholar Animal existence Resource deals extensive, entire assurance of the animal nation, starting from the easy -- sponges and corals -- to the advanced -- mammals. during this 20-volume set, animals are grouped by means of significant classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; bugs; fishes; amphibians; reptiles birds; and mammals.

In addition, this scholar version contains an summary with images and illustrations, and is found in every one quantity of the set. The "Words to grasp" part provides a pronunciation and definition in the textual content to medical or different tough phrases and names. additionally integrated during this model are the Species record by means of Biome and Species record by way of Geographic diversity.

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