CONTENTS Why Animals? 1 Deadly 2 Fighting Back 3 Getting together 4 Family business 5 Going places 6 Smart as 7 Time out 8 Animal crackers Glossary Thanks Index
Rick Wilkinson is a geologist, journalist and author with a keen interest in natural history and ecology. He has travelled extensively in outback Australia and explored the game parks of southern Africa. He specialises in writing about Australia's resources industries, and has also written several books for children. Mic Looby is a writer, editor, illustrator and cartoonist. He lists his hobbies as chewing pens and humming softly.
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