Talk, Talk, Squawk!

Talk, Talk, Squawk!

A Human's Guide to Animal Communication

Book - 2011
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How does a stinkbug flirt, a bee give orders, or a panda say "back off"? A celebrated duo is back with a guide to messaging, animal-style.

Humans aren't the only creatures who are constantly talking and transmitting messages: animals find all sorts of ways to keep in touch without saying a word. They use colors, patterns, smells, movements, vibrations, sounds, and even electricity to help them identify their own family or "team" -- not to mention find food and shelter, defend their territory, woo the proper mate, and care for their young. From the chatter of dolphins to the click of a moth, from the stripes of a reef fish to the rumbling of elephants, this funny, fascinating book unlocks the mysteries of how animals talk and squawk to one another-- and how humans try to talk back.
Back matter includes an index and a glossary.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Edition: First US edition.
ISBN: 9780763650889
Branch Call Number: 591.59 DAV
Characteristics: 61 pages : color illustrations ; 16 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Layton, Neal

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