The Case of the Monkeys That Fell from the Trees And Other Mysteries in Tropical Nature by Susan Quinlan
  

The Case of the Monkeys That Fell from the Trees And Other Mysteries in Tropical Nature

Written by Susan Quinlan
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The Case of the Monkeys That Fell from the Trees And Other Mysteries in Tropical Nature by Susan Quinlan

Why would several monkeys suddenly fall from the trees? How do tiny frogs make deadly poisons? Why are passionvines so difficult to find? Why do certain plants harbor hordes of biting ants? What kind of creature pollinates an odd-looking flower? These are some of the mysteries explored in this fascinating follow-up to Susan Quinlan's award-winning The Case of the Mummified Pigs and Other Mysteries in Nature. Each of the eleven ecological mysteries in this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book follow scientists as they track down clues, set up curious experiments, and ultimately discover some of the surprising and hidden connections that make tropical forests so fascinating? and so fragile. Ms. Quinlan's carefully researched illustrations help readers visualize tropical forests, diverse plants and animals, and the details of each mystery.

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[Students] will be intrigued and amazed. -- Library Media Connection

About the Author

Susan E. Quinlan is a wildlife biologist, who has worked for many years as a field biologist and outdoor educator. She lives in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
172 pages

Author

Susan Quinlan
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Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Publication date

1st August 2010

ISBN

9781590787755


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