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Harvey, Derek,

Super shark encyclopedia and other creatures of the deep / Derek Harvey. - First American edition. - 208 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.

Includes index. At head of title: DK.

Amazing anatomy -- Animal athletes -- Life stories -- Supernatural senses -- Exploring the deep.

Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do.

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Predatory animals
Marine animals

QL638.9 / .H373 2015