By Etta Kaner
During this booklet within the Animal habit sequence, observe how animals speak via sight, sound and scent.
A sea lion domestic dog acknowledges its mother's name, inspite of millions of different noisy sea lions approximately. A vervet monkey shouts "ha-ha-ha" to warn of an eagle passing overhead. A peacock lovers its vibrant tail feathers in a silent yet remarkable show to attract a peahen. no matter if it's to draw a mate, warn of predators or mark their territory, animals proportion details in a few awesome methods. Containing plenty of fascinating evidence, actions and easy-to-do experiments, this name within the Animal habit sequence takes a imaginitive method of exploring animal life.
Illustrated by way of Greg Douglas.
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Extra resources for Animal Talk: How Animals Communicate through Sight, Sound and Smell
To receive the vibrating signal, the mole rat presses its jaw against the tunnel wall. Some male waterstriders use water to send a vibrating message. A waterstrider makes ripples by drumming on the water surface with its midlegs. It might be attracting a female, telling other males to stay away, or trying to protect its territory 32 or food. How do other waterstriders know what the message is? By the speed of the drumming! A lacewing insect sends its vibrations down a plant stem to another lacewing by shaking its body.
1. “Get away. ” 2. “Stop. ” 3. “Please come here. ” Clawless crabs People who fish for male fiddler crabs cut off their giant claws for food. Then they throw the crabs back into the sea. This creates a problem for the crabs because without their huge claws, the males can’t attract females. Answers on page 42 30 Dancing bees Humans aren’t the only ones that dance. Honeybees dance, too. They dance to tell other honeybees that they’ve found a place with lots of delicious nectar. ” The longer it takes for the bee to do the dance, the farther away the nectar is.
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Animal Talk: How Animals Communicate through Sight, Sound and Smell by Etta Kaner