|aAnimal variation and classification / |cRichard Spilsbury.
|aNew York : |bRosen Central, |c2010.
|a46 p. : |bcol. ill. ; |c26 cm.
|aExplains how our animal classification system works and looks at howscientists use it to identify and group animal species, explores the variationbetween and within animal species and discusses how and why such variations have occurred.
There is a colossal wealth of unique animal species on Earth, from the tiniest insect to the gigantic blue whale. These animals are divided into different groups including mammals, reptiles, insects, and birds. This book helpfully investigates some of the amazing fauna in the world and how scientists choose to classify each species uniquely. Activities and fascinating fact boxes support the narrative and create a fun learning experience for readers.