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Elephant seals

Megan Cooley Peterson

Elephant seals

by Megan Cooley Peterson

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephant seals,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Megan Cooley Peterson
    SeriesPebble plus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P64 P46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206173M
    ISBN 109781429685740
    LC Control Number2012002627

      It was a shallow-water animal, different from the wide-ranging elephant seals. They migrate as far as 3, miles from California, and hunt at 1, feet and deeper. Elephant Seals have inhabited the coast of Highway 1 for years, and they continue to be a famous stop while visitors are in the Cambria area. These ocean-going mammals spend eight to ten months a year in the open ocean, diving 1, to 5, feet deep for periods of fifteen minutes to two hours, and migrating thousands of miles, twice a year, to their land-based .

    "The Jungle Book “The White Seal,” “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi,” and “Toomai of the Elephants” Summary and Analysis". GradeSaver, 21 February Web. Cite this page. item 4 Elephant Seals by Ashley Gish (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! - Elephant Seals by Ashley Gish (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Children & YA Non-Fiction. See all.

    The Piedras Blancas Rookery hosts up to 24, elephant seals each year, from the baby elephant seal to the 5,pound adult male. Females weigh in at up to 1, pounds, and pups are about 70 pounds at birth. The name elephant seal comes from the size of the male nose, which resembles an elephant’s trunk. This book was a project between myself, Danielle (Mama), and my daughter, Zehnya, age 6. Danielle: Zehnya's new favourite toy is a big seal called Elemeno, I suggested we make a book on seals, and she agreed. I opened Wikicommons, and searched for public domain photos of seals. Zehnya: I picked the seal photos out for the book, they were very Size: 1MB.


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All royalties from the sale of the book are donated to Friends of Elephant seals book Elephant Seal. 60 pages. Elephant seals are large, oceangoing earless seals in the genus two species, the northern elephant seal (M.

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Elephant seals come on land to breed and give birth, and to molt. How does an elephant seal obtain its food. What foods are a part of an elephant seal's diet.

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