Download Sharks by Anna Claybourne, Belinda Gallagher PDF

By Anna Claybourne, Belinda Gallagher

Show description

Read Online or Download Sharks PDF

Best animals books

A Communion of Subjects: Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics

A Communion of matters is the 1st comparative and interdisciplinary research of the conceptualization of animals in international religions. students from a variety of disciplines, together with Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary drugs, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven clever (animals and law), Peter Singer (animals and ethics), and Jane Goodall (primatology) think of how significant non secular traditions have integrated animals into their trust platforms, myths, rituals, and paintings. Their findings supply profound insights into humans' relationships with animals and a deeper realizing of the social and ecological internet within which all of us live.

Contributors study Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Daoism, Confucianism, African religions, traditions from old Egypt and early China, and local American, indigenous Tibetan, and Australian Aboriginal traditions, between others. They discover matters akin to animal awareness, ache, sacrifice, and stewardship in leading edge methodological methods. in addition they handle modern demanding situations in terms of legislations, biotechnology, social justice, and the surroundings. through grappling with the character and ideological positive factors of varied spiritual perspectives, the individuals solid spiritual teachings and practices in a brand new mild. They display how we both deliberately or inadvertently marginalize "others," whether or not they are human or in a different way, reflecting at the ways that we assign price to dwelling beings.

Though it truly is an historic predicament, the subject of "Religion and Animals" has but to be systematically studied through sleek students. This groundbreaking assortment takes the 1st steps towards a significant analysis.

Foundations of Wildlife Diseases

Foundations of flora and fauna ailments is a accomplished evaluate of the fundamental rules that govern the research of flora and fauna illnesses. The authors combine theoretical foundations with a radical exam of the standards which may have an effect on the wellbeing and fitness and health of animals. They contain particular info on a big selection of infectious brokers corresponding to micro organism, viruses, arthropods, fungi, protista, and helminths, in addition to immunity to those brokers.

The Magic Meadow

As 5 crippled teenagers play video games of imagining themselves in one other appealing international, one of many boys reveals he can assist the remainder of them break out to a wierd new position.

Handbook of Psychopharmacology: Volume 14 Affective Disorders: Drug Actions in Animals and Man

Underlying the layout of the guide of Psychopharmacology is a prejudice that the examine of drug impacts at the brain has complex to a degree the place uncomplicated learn and medical program actually mesh. those later volumes of the guide are based in response to this perception. In yes volumes, teams of gear are taken care of as sessions with chapters starting from uncomplicated chemistry to medical software.

Additional info for Sharks

Sample text

Since lemon sharks can be kept in tanks, scientists often use them to do shark experiments. When lemon sharks are young, they eat small fish, sea worms and shrimps. As they get older, they feed on seabirds, rays and lobsters. Lemon sharks have been found with stings from stingrays embedded in their mouths. There are over 30 different species of houndsharks. 5 m long. Most types of houndsharks live on shallow seabeds, feeding on shellfish, crabs and lobsters. Instead of sharp biting teeth, most houndsharks have flat teeth used for crushing their prey.

No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transferred by any other means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright holder. net Contents All about sharks Spikes and spines Shark shapes Shark vision Shark sizes Sensing sounds Inside a shark Touch and taste Bendy bones Sensing smells Shark skin The sixth sense Tails and fins Smart sharks How sharks breathe Loners and groups How sharks swim Communication Shark teeth Meeting and mating What sharks eat Shark eggs How sharks hunt Shark young Filter-feeding Growing up Scavenging Shark companions Lighting up Where sharks live Staying safe Sharks at home Sharks in disguise Long-distance travel Types of sharks Greenland sharks Great white sharks Dwarf and pygmy sharks Mako sharks Cookie-cutter sharks Thresher sharks Prickly and bramble sharks Sand tiger sharks Carpet sharks Porbeagle sharks Wobbegongs Basking shark Nurse sharks Goblin sharks Blind sharks Crocodile sharks Tawny and zebra sharks Megamouth sharks Whale sharks Tiger sharks Hornsharks Bull sharks Angel sharks Blue sharks Saw sharks White-tip sharks Frilled sharks Black-tip sharks Shark relatives Hammerhead sharks Rays Bonnethead sharks Types of rays Lemon sharks Sawfish Houndsharks Skates Weasel sharks and catsharks Chimaeras Dogfish sharks Sharks and humans More uses of sharks Fear of sharks Shark tourism Shark attacks Sharks in captivity Survival stories Sharks in trouble Shark safety Endangered species Dangerous sharks Saving sharks Harmless sharks Shark myths and legends Shark fishing Shark beliefs and folklore Sharks as food Sharks in art, books and films Shark science Shark fossils Shark scientists Shark discoveries and mysteries Studying sharks Shark records Early sharks Sharks are a type of fish.

Sharks’ eggs are enclosed in protective egg cases. The egg cases come in many shapes, including tubes, spirals and pillow shapes. When the female first lays her eggs, their cases are soft, but when they come in contact with the seawater, they get harder. Like a chicken’s egg, a shark egg contains a yolk that feeds the baby as it grows bigger. Inside the egg, a shark baby grows for between six and ten months before hatching. You can sometimes find empty shark eggcases washed up on beaches. They’re known as ‘mermaid’s purses’.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.86 of 5 – based on 48 votes
This entry was posted in Animals.