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12 things to know about invasive species / by Jamie Kallio.

Kallio, Jamie, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 577 KALLIO (Text) 33946003123978 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632350305
  • ISBN: 1632350300
  • ISBN: 9781632350909
  • ISBN: 1632350904
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
People spread invasive species -- Kudzu is the vine that ate the south -- Burmese Pythons are predators of predators -- Introducing killer bees was a serious error -- Invasive Asian carp are eating machines -- Zebra mussels thrive in polluted waters -- Black rats carried the black death -- The European rabbit invaded Australia -- The cane toad is toxic to predators -- Asian tiger mosquitos arrived in Tires -- Northern snakehead fish can live on land, too -- The cost of invasive species is high.
Summary, etc.:
Describes twelve examples of introduced plants and animals, from kudzu and killer bees to black rats and northern snakehead fish, and explains why they spread, the damage they cause, and their cost to society and the environment.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Target Audience Note:
840 Lexile.
Subject: Nonindigenous pests > Juvenile literature.
Invasive plants > United States > Juvenile literature.
Nonindigenous pests > United States > Juvenile literature.
Introduced animals > United States > Juvenile literature.
Introduced organisms > United States > Juvenile literature.

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