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By Etta Kaner

During this booklet within the Animal habit sequence, become aware of how animals converse via sight, sound and odor.

A sea lion domestic dog acknowledges its mother's name, regardless of hundreds of thousands of alternative 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 striking demonstrate 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 notable methods. Containing plenty of attention-grabbing proof, actions and easy-to-do experiments, this identify within the Animal habit sequence takes a imaginative method of exploring animal life.

Illustrated by way of Greg Douglas.

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Now match the waving animals on the right with their messages below. 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.

Communicate with vibes If you want to talk to a friend in a secret code, try using vibrations. All you need is a long piece of thin string. 1. Tie one end of the string to a table leg and the other end to the knob of a closed door or to the other table leg. Make sure that the string is very taut, or tight. 2. Pluck one end of the string with your fingernail while your friend lightly touches the other end of the string to feel the vibrations. Use Morse code to spell out a secret message, or make up your own code.

They use their light to attract females and to protect themselves. When firefleas turn on their lights, fish are so startled that they drop the firefleas that were about to be their meal. Flashlight fish also have a greenish light that is made by bacteria, or germs, in pockets on their faces. When flashlight fish greet a friend, they blink their lights on and off very quickly. They do this by opening and closing a cover that works like your eyelids. Talk to a firefly If you pretend to be a female firefly, you might get a male firefly to land on your finger.

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