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Swimming with hammerhead sharks

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Language:
English
Description
One of the world's experts on hammerhead sharks, marine biologist Pete Klimley is fighting the stereotype of sharks as primitive and vicious killers. In fact, hammerheads exhibit some remarkably sophisticated social behaviors, including their schooling in the hundreds at underwater seamounts in the Pacific Ocean. To tell the story of these incredible animals, author Ken Mallory talked with Pete Klimley and then traveled to tiny Cocos Island, 330 miles off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. There, he had the chance of a lifetime to see these awe-inspiring animals up close.
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ISBN:
9780618055432
9780618250790
Reading Level:
MG
Level 7.9, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
1270L
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Grouping Title swimming with hammerhead sharks
Grouping Author mallory kenneth
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-01 23:10:40PM
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subject_facet Hammerhead sharks -- Research, Hammerhead sharks -- Research -- Juvenile literature, Sharks
title_display Swimming with hammerhead sharks
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title_short Swimming with hammerhead sharks
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