Introducing the topic of animal classification to young readers, this book explains which mammals can fly, which mammal uses twigs to dig termites out of their nests, and which mammals lay eggs. It is one of a series of books which gives a taste of the great variety of creatures found in each animal group and covers the key life processes set out in the science National Curriculum Key Stage 2 guidelines.
Stephen Savage is a biologist and natural history lecturer. He is also an association member of the Institute of Biologists and an adviser for the British Marine Life Study Society. The consultant, Carol Levick, works in the Education Unit at the Natural History Museum.