Nature Fact File: Wild Horses

Nature Fact File: Wild Horses

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Overview

With this beautifully illustrated book children can discover the behavior, movements and responses of horses and unravel the connections between the domesticated breeds of today and the mysterious equids of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842158951
Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 03/15/2004
Series: Nature Fact File Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.23(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introducing Wild Horses
Saved from Extinction4
Shapes and Sizes6
Coats and Grooming8
How Horses Work
Built for Speed10
Body Power12
Movement and Resting14
The White Horses of the Sea16
Intelligence and Senses18
Horse Behavior
Eating for Energy20
Social Life22
Communication24
Mustangs of the Wild West26
Combat28
A Foal is Born30
Growing Up32
Wild Horses and Their Environment
World View34
African Relationships36
The Journey of the Zebras38
Running Free40
Living Semi-wild42
Tough Horses of the Desert44
Ancestors and Relatives
Early Ancestors46
How the Horse was Tamed48
Zebras and Stripes50
Asses and Donkeys52
Brought Back to Life54
Close Relatives56
Fellow Plant Eaters58
Conservation60
Glossary62
Index64

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