The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous AnimalsAnimals
Discover more than 60 of the world’s most dangerous animals and the facts behind their bad reputations, including the highly venomous Brazilian wandering spider and the truly terrifying Tasmanian Devil. The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals is a fascinating compendium of the strange and the dangerous of the animal kingdom. Did you know that African buffaloes have good memories and have been known to attack people who have hurt them in the past? And that piranha fish can smell a single drop of blood in 200 litres of water? Have you heard of the carnivorous caterpillars of Hawaii?But don’t panic – these animals are not actually out to get us! They have simply evolved some amazing features to protect themselves from predators, including us humans.
With detailed illustrations to pore over, curious children (and the adults in their lives) will love discovering the facts behind the bad reputations of these truly fascinating creatures. From the talented author and illustrator of The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of ‘Ugly’ Animals, Sami Bayly.