Animal Record Breakers
Biological diversity is part of what makes Earth
special. Some animals are far larger than humans, while others are quite small.
However, even animals of the same class can vary greatly in size. This set
highlights some of the largest or heaviest animals of Earth, including the
largest members of the classes Mammalia, Insecta, and Aves. Manageable texts and
vivid photographs of African elephants, Chinese salamanders, and ostriches help
readers understand why these animals are so important. This exciting approach to
life science is sure to enrapture readers.
• Correlates with the life science
standards of the Next Generation Science Standards
• Emphasizes the diversity
of living things in various habitats
• Full-color photographs give context to