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Why Kangaroos Have Pockets

How Animals Care for Their Young

Pavla Hanackova

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Australian Geographic
05 December 2018
When humans have a baby, they devote all their love, care, and attention to them. But how does it work in the animal world? Are animals also diligent parents? Surprisingly, parenthood in the animal kingdom is very diverse. You can find parents who share the child-rearing duties equally and hand down all the knowledge their young will need in life. In other families, just the mum or dad is in charge of the upbringing, and they handle it with great skill. But you can also encounter parents who don't look after their young at all, and leave them to others, or to fend for themselves. Let's journey through the wilderness together and meet various animal families and discover their different approaches to child-rearing. As youll see, animals have all kinds of creative ways to care for the young!
By:   Pavla Hanackova
Imprint:   Australian Geographic
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9781925847017
ISBN 10:   1925847012
Pages:   36
Publication Date:   05 December 2018
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Animal childhood Emperor penguins American alligators Red kangaroos Chimpanzees Mute swans Indian elephants Giraffes European cuckoos Poison dart frogs Weddel seals Meerkats Sea horses Black-backed jackals Wild rabbits Honeybees

Pavla Hanackova comes from a picturesque Moravian village in the Czech Republic that is surrounded by vineyards. She has been an avid reader since early childhood, and she has always longed to write. She is a graduate in English and Chinese from the Faculty of Arts of Palacky University, Olomouc. Fate has determined that she makes regular returns to her native tongue, as a literary editor of children's books. A keen traveller, she draws inspiration wherever she goes, not least to feed another of her passions - food and everything associated with it.

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