Why Do Snakes and Other Animals Have Scales?

Why Do Snakes and Other Animals Have Scales?

by Clare Lewis


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Find out all about scales and how they help snakes and other animals move, stay safe and survive. Discover how scales are different on different animals and how they change as snakes and reptiles grow up.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484625408
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Animal Body Coverings
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 520L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

Which animals have scales? — What are scales? — Are scales colorful? — How do scales protect animals? — Can scales help animals catch their prey? — How do scales help animals move? — Do some snakes have special scales? — How do fish take care of their scales? — How do snake scales grow?

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