224 pages w/ Table of Contents & Index. Spine very slightly slanted, 3 dents on top edge of back board, previous owner's name blacked out on free end paper, spine cracked at pp. 48, 96 & 208. DJ is chipped in several places along top & bottom edges, 1 1/2" closed tear at bottom edge. Text is clean, bright, & unmarked.
A book which draws on the "striking, unusual, and extraordinary" to present natural history in an engaging way.
Age Level: Grades 5-8; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall