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Open your eyes to a global of discovery. Fly with extraordinary birds over deserts, seas, woodlands, and plush rainforests. From crimson flamingos to chattering parrots and racing roadrunners, there are numerous feathered neighbors to satisfy. A wealth of proof, mixed with dramatic images, guarantees that Eye Wonders are the appropriate academic begin for kids. Eye Wonders is a groundbreaking reference sequence particularly constructed for more youthful young ones elderly 5 plus. In a beautiful variety departure for DK, extraordinary images exhibits matters inside their typical environment, delivering a complete new point of knowledge via robust photographs. Vocabulary is available to little ones elderly 5 plus, with the meanings of recent, subject-related phrases in actual fact defined. The sequence offers an exceptional wisdom base at the flora and fauna for kids beginning to examine. the combo of breathtaking visuals and informative, actual textual content will hook even these little ones who frequently steer clear of books.
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This yearly travel is called migration. N Globetrotters CENTRAL AMERICA The farthest of them all The arctic tern is the real star in the world of migration. Each year it travels an amazing 21,000 miles (35,000 km) around the world, flying from the Arctic to the Antarctic, then back again. It spends most of its life in the air. Arctic Greenland EUROPE arcti c te Tiny traveler rn A T LA NT IC OCEAN The ruby-throated hummingbird may be small, but it flies from Canada to Mexico and Central America each year.
Roadrunners are able to fly, but prefer to run. Hop to it Rockhopper penguins get their name from the way they travel up rocky cliffs. They jump along with their feet together as if taking part in a sack race! 30 On the run Ostriches are the tallest and heaviest birds of all. A human being only comes up to the shoulder of a large male ostrich. These giants of the bird world can run as fast as 43 mp/h (70 kmp/h) in short bursts. 31 Meet the vultures All members of the vulture family are birds of prey, and their favorite food is carrion – dead and rotting bodies which they scavenge from the ground.
Crow 4 Much of Eurasia and North America. Cuckoo, 43 Breeds in Eurasia and winters in South Africa and Asia. Eagle owl 15 Europe, to Siberia and south to India and China. Emperor goose 26, 40 Breeds in Alaska and Siberia. Winters in the western US. Emperor penguin, 43 Antarctic coasts. European robin 6 Eurasia to west Siberia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Eastern populations migrate south in winter. European roller 16 Breeds in parts of Europe and north Africa, and winters as far south as sub-Saharan Africa.