Poisonous Creatures

Age Level: 7–10  Grade Level: 2–5

While the blue-ringed octopus is only about the size of a golf ball and its glowing rings are pretty, it''s also one of the deadliest animals on the planet. Blue-ringed octopuses flash their blue rings when danger occurs, and they''re armed with a powerful toxin--tetrodotoxin. These critters are unique in that they are both venomous and poisonous! Readers get the chance to see these amazing animals up close without worrying about being bitten. The text is packed with fascinating facts about these fearsome marine creatures and addresses numerous topics essential to the elementary science curriculum.

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    Beware the Blue-Ringed Octopus!

    Beware the Blue-Ringed Octopus!

    Howard Phillips
    While the blue-ringed octopus is only about the size of a golf ball and its glowing rings are pretty, it's also one of the deadliest animals on the planet. Blue-ringed octopuses flash their blue rings when danger occurs, and they're armed with a powerful toxin--tetrodotoxin...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978527331
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    Beware the Boomslang Snake!

    Beware the Boomslang Snake!

    Ursula Pang
    The boomslang snake is bright and colorful, especially the young snakes! However, all boomslangs are deadly. Just one tiny bite from this rear-fanged snake can be enough to kill even a large adult. The boomslang's venom contains hemotoxin, which causes extreme bleeding...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978527379
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    Beware the Box Jellyfish!

    Beware the Box Jellyfish!

    Howard Phillips
    Most box jellyfish are small, and many are tiny! They are delicate creatures that rely on ocean currents to move around and find food. However, despite their wispy bodies and slow movement, they are some of the deadliest creatures on the planet...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978527416
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    Beware the Deathstalker Scorpion!

    Beware the Deathstalker Scorpion!

    Ursula Pang
    The deathstalker scorpion is one of the world's most dangerous creatures, and it's hardly 3 inches long! This poisonous scorpion lives in hot, arid areas of Africa and the Middle East, hiding in burrows during the day and hunting for prey at night...Read More

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    Beware the Poison Dart Frog!

    Beware the Poison Dart Frog!

    Ursula Pang
    What's tiny, cute, and colorful--but also very deadly? It's the poison dart frog! These critters come in many dazzling colors to remind other animals that they are not good to eat. Just touching a poison dart frog can be enough for someone to absorb its deadly neurotoxins...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978527492
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    Beware the Puffer Fish!

    Beware the Puffer Fish!

    Howard Phillips
    Puffer fish are some very unusual animals. When these odd marine creatures sense danger, they can inflate their bodies three times their normal size to look bigger and scarier. You might not guess it from looking at them, but puffer fish are deadly, poisonous carnivores! Only the poison dart frog has deadlier poison...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978527539
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