Backyard pets : activities for exploring wildlife close to home / Carol A. Amato ; illustrated by Cheryl Kirk Noll. - SHERLOC
Backyard pets : activities for exploring wildlife close to home / Carol A. Amato ; illustrated by Cheryl Kirk Noll.
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New York : Wiley, c2002.
0471416932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
iii, 124 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Zoology -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.
Wild animals as pets -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife attracting -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-118) and index.
Focuses on the insects, birds, amphibians, and other animal life found in many backyards and provides instructions for catching, caring for, studying and releasing those that are safe to touch.
Slimy snails and slithery slugs -- Terrific toads -- Wriggling worms -- Chirping crickets -- Crawly caterpillars -- Flashing fireflies -- Bird feeding and housing -- Hovering hummingbirds -- Butterfly gardening.