A whale is not a fish and other animal mix-ups

by Melvin Berger

Publisher: Scholastic in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Animals,
  • Identification,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Classification

About the Edition

Is it an alligator or a crocodile? a butterfly or a moth? a donkey or a mule? They might look alike, but they are not. Find out about these and many more animal mix-ups in this fun-to-read book.

Edition Notes

Statementby Melvin Berger ; illustrated by Marshall Peck III
ContributionsPeck, Marshall H., ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL49 .B548 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24744219M
ISBN 100590474774
ISBN 109780590474771
LC Control Number95236670
OCLC/WorldCa33858097

Aug 14,  · A whale is a Mammal which is a Animal, I think what you mean, Is a Whale a mammal or a Fish? EDIT-Whales have all the characteristics of mammals they: perform internal fertilization, produce milk for their young)mammary glands), breathe air, have hair . May 31,  · The blue whale is in fact an animal, but then again, so are fish, birds, even humans are animals. The blue whale, like all whales, dolphins, and seals, are also mammals. The blue whale happens to be the largest known animal, but the whale shark is neither whale nor shark, it is a fish, the largest known fish. The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of m (62 ft) [8] The whale shark holds many records for size in the animal kingdom, most notably being by far the largest living nonmammalian walkingshops.com: Chondrichthyes. Could a Whale Accidentally Swallow You? It Is Possible Whale sharks probably can’t fit you down their esophagus, but mariners claim that sperm whales have swallowed people in the past.

Sep 02,  · Swallowed Alive: This Incredible Man Survived Inside A Whale’s Stomach For Three Days September 2, Submitted By You 1 Comment In a tale of biblical proportions, it appears as though we have the second coming. But whenever this giant whale went extinct, it was almost certainly because of the dwindling and disappearance of its favorite prey, as prehistoric seals, dolphins, and other smaller whales succumbed to changing ocean temperatures and currents. This, not so incidentally, is the same fate that befell Leviathan's archnemesis, the megalodon. Apr 11,  · The blue whale is not the only animal with a huge appetite But there are other animals with a reputation for supersizing their meals, and some of them might surprise you. animal . Mar 16,  · A whale is no more a fish than a horse is. A whale is no less a mammal than a horse is. When I was a high school student, we were told by teachers that this kind of structure was so important in English and we were forced to memorize the two sentences shown above.

Blubber is a thick layer of fat, also called adipose tissue, directly under the skin of all marine mammals. Blubber covers the entire body of animals such as seals, whales, and walruses—except for their fins, flippers, and flukes. ple who name animals — use a book called the International Code of Zoologi- Whales actually have suborders depending on whether they have teeth or baleen (comblike sieves Can you think of any other animals not on this chart that might belong to that family?. Mar 11,  · But animals like whales and dolphins use sound all the time to hunt down dinner or to serenade a mate. Now, new research is highlighting just how .

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Jan 01,  · Preview — A Whale Is Not a Fish and Other Animal Mix-Ups by Melvin A. Berger. A Whale Is Not a Fish and Other Animal Mix-Ups. An introduction to animals that highlights differing traits, from size and color to ways of breathing and moving.4/5.

Jun 11,  · A Whale Is Not a Fish: And Other Animal Mix-Ups Paperback – March 1, by Melvin Berger (Author)/5(7). A Whale Is Not a Fish And Other Animal Mix-Ups. and marine life are compared and contrasted in Melvin Berger's informative and often surprising book.

The facts featured about each animal provide a wealth of information on the animals' habitat and behavior. Marshall Peck III's illustrations are detailed with texture and color and capture the.

A Whale Is Not a Fish: And Other Animal Mix-Ups by Melvin Berger. Scholastic. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The Paperback of the A Whale Is Not a Fish and Other Animal Mix-Ups by Melvin Berger at Barnes & Noble.

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[Melvin Berger; Marshall H Peck] -- Is it an alligator or a crocodile. a butterfly or a moth. a donkey or a mule. They might look alike, but they are not.

Find out about these and many more animal mix-ups in this fun-to-read book. Apr 30,  · A whale is not a fish and other animal mix-ups Item Preview remove-circle They might look alike, but they are not. Find out about these and many more animal mix-ups in this fun-to-read book Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 Internet Archive Books.

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Name Pronunciation with Melvin Berger; Grade; ; Genre; Nonfiction. This resource was created to go along with the book A Whale is Not a Fish and Other Animal Mix-Ups by Melvin Berger. Each page has a chart with a pair of animals from the book. There are enough spaces in the table for students to list the differences between each pair of animals.

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Jan 27,  · Whales are a member of the cetacean family, and as such, despite being wholly water-resident, whales are mammals, not fish. Jan 20,  · Yes, the book of Jonah is not a book on the Animal Kingdom (nor is the book of Matthew). Our modern classification of animals was not around at that time.

Although we make a big difference between a Whale Shark and Humpback Whale, they most likely would have not. Simulate whales feeding by adding 5 cm of water to a wide shallow container. Cut short lengths of grass onto the water to represent krill and add cut circles of raw carrot to represent small fish.

Provide some students with tongs to simulate the teeth of a toothed whale and others a comb to simulate the baleen of a baleen whale. Jun 21,  · A blue whale's heart is the size of a small car. Learn more amazing facts about the blue whale in this video from National Geographic Kids.

Subscribe for m. Some cetaceans may forage with other kinds of animals, such as other species of whales or certain species of pinnipeds. Large whales, such as mysticetes, are not usually subject to predation, but smaller whales, such as monodontids or ziphiids, are.

These species are preyed on by the killer whale or orca. To subdue and kill whales, orcas Class: Mammalia. The term "fish" most precisely describes any non-tetrapod craniate (i.e. an animal with a skull and in most cases a backbone) that has gills throughout life and whose limbs, if any, are in the shape of walkingshops.com groupings such as birds or mammals, fish are not a single clade but a paraphyletic collection of taxa, including hagfishes, lampreys, sharks and rays, ray-finned fish, coelacanths Clade: Olfactores.

Whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, walruses, and many other marine animals are mammals, not fish. The marine mammals exist because about 50 to 60 millions of years ago, some mammals wandered off of the land and into the ocean, and there they evolved into different types of marine mammals.

Baleen whales (Mysticeti) - predators that sieve tiny crustaceans, small fish, and other tiny organisms from the water with baleen. Baleen is a comb-like structure that filters the baleen whales' food from the water. Baleen whales are larger than the toothed whales and have 2 blowholes (nostrils).

There are 10 species of baleen whales. The animal was a great sea creature, and not necessarily a great “fish” according to our modern, more limited, definition of the word. It may very well have been a type of fish (e.g., shark), water-living mammal (e.g., whale), or extinct, dinosaur-like, water-living reptile.

Why is a whale not considered a fish. This is a topic many people stumble upon. Yes both fish and whale live in the water; but, can both breath straight air, can both give birth to live babies, and can both feed those lave babies with milk. It is a comparison book that starts off with a whale being the biggest animal on the planet but that doesn't make it the biggest thing of all.

It goes on to say that a bunch of blue whales stacked in jars are only a small portion of Mt. Everest's peak/5. May 10,  · Whale Saves Woman From Sharks | When a whale swam up to this woman and wouldn't leave her alone, she was freaked out — until she realized he was saving her life.

To help Nan with her whale. Fish have very little fat, which is why many fish are prized as food. To keep from freezing in the cold water, fish blood contains an anti-freeze substance.

Fish are also covered with a slimy material that helps protect their skin from salt or other chemicals in the water. Though whales are mammals and fish are not, they are similar in some ways. The book of Jonah is about God and Jonah, not the whale (or fish) and Jonah.

Those who scoff at, doubt or otherwise ridicule the book of Jonah are in actuality doubting Christ's own integrity. Jesus believed and taught that Jonah was a real person, and that the.

Jul 01,  · The book features the same beautiful illustrations and glittering highlights that made the first two books so much fun to look at.

Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale is based on a misunderstanding. The fish and the whale are both attracted by the krill (small shrimp-like creatures) that live near the reef.4/5.

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and a require the payment o a ee.Nov 26,  · Scientists recorded a blue whale's heartbeat for the first time, and found that the world's largest creatures can survive on just two beats per minute while diving for walkingshops.com: Brandon Specktor.What was the inner ear of a whale doing on a skull of an animal that looked like a wolf?

What was it evidence of? tail, and things between; body plants some animals are disks like jelly fish, some have little legs. What was the Cambrian explosion? did other animals use the same mechanisms.