100 Facts on Deadly Creatures

Author: Camilla De la Bédoyère

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781848101050

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 48

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Learn 100 facts about deadly and dangerous creatures such as sharks, snakes, insects, monkeys and apes, sea creatures, and more.

100 Things You Should Know about Deadly Creatures

Author: Camilla De la Bédoyère,Steve Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842368480

Category: Dangerous animals

Page: 48

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Discover why lions hunt in packs, which frogs produce a deadly venom, and the deadly hazards lurking beneath the shore. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed photographs and beautiful artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book.

The History of Medicine in 100 Facts

Author: Caroline Rance

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445650045

Category: History

Page: 192

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Discovering major historical topics through the history behind the facts. The story of the history of medicine told in bite-sized chunks

The Puffin Book of 1000 Fun Facts

Author: Puffin Books

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9351184056

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 152

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Discover some fascinating trivia in this compilation of 1000 fun facts from the worlds of science, literature, history, entertainment and more. This book reveals facts you may never have heard of before such as: which is the most ‘stolen’ book in the world, how can one marry a dead person, and how did the word ‘dude’ originate?

100 Things You Should Know about Sharks

Author: Camilla de la Bedoyere,Steve Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842366509

Category: Sharks

Page: 48

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Presents a detailed look at the fascinating facts about the dangerous fish beneath the waves, from the seven metre-long whale shark to the camouflaged wobbegong.

Surviving Animal Attacks

Author: Patricia Newman

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 1467714356

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters.

1111 Amazing Facts about Animals

Dinosaurs, dogs, lizards, insects, sharks, cats, birds, horses, snakes, spiders, fish and more!

Author: Jack Goldstein

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1785383140

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 246

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Did you know that in medieval times dogs were known to have accompanied their masters into battle wearing suits of armour? Or that cows from different regions moo in different accents? Were you aware that the courtship dance of some seahorses can last eight hours? Or that an albatross flies much further in a lifetime than the Apollo astronauts did on their moon missions? This fantastic book contains over one thousand facts about a wide range of animals, including dinosaurs, dogs, lizards, insects, sharks, cats, birds, horses, snakes, spiders and fish. So if you want to know what the wagometer was invented for, which fish the Romans used as a recreational drug or what the offspring of a donkey and a zebra is called, then this is the book for you!

Venomous Animals

Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781848104761

Category: Poisonous animals

Page: 48

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100 facts about venomous and poisonous animals and how they use their venom for hunting and protection.

100 Scariest Things on the Planet

Author: Anna Claybourne

Publisher: Scholastic Reference

ISBN: 9780545374446

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Presents information about scary things and events, both real and imaginary, including alien encounters, deadly creatures, and real-life monsters.



Der Elefantenflüsterer

Mein Leben mit den sanften Riesen und was sie mir beibrachten

Author: Anthony Lawrence,Graham Spence

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864152283

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

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Der bewegende Bericht vom preisgekrönten Umweltschützer Lawrence Anthony über seine Elefantenherde in der Wildnis Südafrikas. In Lawrence Anthonys Naturschutzreservat hatten fast hundert Jahre keine Elefanten mehr gelebt. Eines Tages erfuhr er von einer heimatlosen und bedrohten Herde, die er bei sich aufnahm. Er entwickelte eine enge Beziehung zu den sanften Riesen, die sein Leben für immer veränderten.

Facts You Should Know About Fluoridation

Author: Health Research

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787310219

Category: Water

Page: 62

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A collection of articles, newspaper stories, and medical facts giving the pros and cons on this issue. This compilation was put together by Dr. Wilborn in November of 1960.

Schlangenjagd

Ein Juan-Cabrillo-Roman

Author: Clive Cussler,Jack DuBrul

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 364115197X

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Juan Cabrillo und die Crew des Sondereinsatzschiffs Oregon retten die schöne Sloane Macintyre vor Piraten – und erfahren durch sie von einem unermesslichen Diamantenschatz. Wenig später wird Cabrillo von riesigen metallenen Schlangen berichtet, die das Meer genau dort unsicher machen, wo der Schatz zu bergen sein soll. Ihm bleibt kaum eine Wahl – er begibt sich auf Schlangenjagd!

Das Spiel der Götter (1)

Die Gärten des Mondes

Author: Steven Erikson

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641089778

Category: Fiction

Page: 800

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Das malazanische Imperium ist ein Moloch, der sich mit Hilfe seiner Magier und Soldaten unerbittlich ausbreitet. Jetzt soll die letzte freie Stadt fallen. Doch eine ominöse Macht verweigert den Truppen der Kaiserin den letzten Sieg: Über Darujhistan schwebt aus heiterem Himmel eine riesige Festung und versetzt alle Welt in helle Aufregung ...


Big Ocean Creatures

Author: Mary Gribbin

Publisher: Ladybird Books

ISBN: 9780721456898

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Provides an introduction to the biggest creatures found in the ocean, including the blue whale, manta ray, giant clam, and lion's mane jellyfish.

Allein in der Wand

Author: Alex Honnold

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492973299

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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Wenn Alex Honnold in eine Wand einsteigt, gibt es kein Zurück. Der sympathische 30-Jährige hat die puristischste Form des Kletterns, ohne Seil und Sicherung, in neue Dimensionen geführt. Nun blickt der Star der Szene auf die Highlights seiner Karriere zurück, wie die 400 und 900 Meter langen Free-Solo-Begehungen von »Moonlight Buttress« in Utah und »The Nose« im Yosemite-Nationalpark sowie die »Fitz Traverse« im Alpinstil mit Tommy Caldwell in Alaska. Er verrät, wie er den Spagat zwischen Abgrund und Privatleben schafft. Und erklärt eindrucksvoll, warum Risiko oftmals auch Gewinn bedeuten kann und wie man in Extremsituationen fokussiert bleibt.

Il milione

Author: Marco Polo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783717516460

Category: Asia

Page: 508

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