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Life-Size Zoo

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Life-Size Zoo

From Tiny Rodents to Gigantic Elephants, an Actual Size Animal Encyclopedia

By Kristin Earhart (Editor); Toyofumi Fukuda (Photographer); Teruyuki Komiya (Concept by)

Seven Footer Press, Hardcover, 9781934734209, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2009

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Description

An elephant's trunk is so nimble, it can pick up a single blade of grass, and yet so strong, it can knock over a tree. Giraffes have eyelashes. Sloths hang from trees for days at a time without going to the bathroom. These are just some of the insights featured in Life-Size Zoo. Acclaimed wildlife photographer Toyofumi Fukuda visited Japan's premier zoos to capture remarkably vivid and detailed close-up photographs of 21 animals, from pandas and meerkats to giraffes, rhinos, and elephants (adult and baby). Each photograph is accompanied by a profile including body length, weight, and natural habitat, as well as fun facts about the animal.

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