What makes falcons different from other birds of prey? If it isn't their small size, it's their unique ability to be trained by people to hunt. Readers learn these facts and more through this volume, which offers an exciting perspective on important elementary life science topics. Readers will delight in learning about this raptor's appearance, survival techniques, predatory behavior, and more. Popular falcon species such as the Peregrine falcon are closely examined. Detailed photographs and fact boxes complete a comprehensive learning experience.