The weirdest (but no less wonderful) creatures in the animal kingdom finally get their turn in the limelight!
Discover the world’s wackiest species in A Curious Collection of Peculiar Creatures,
which gives some of the animal kingdom's more overlooked animals a turn in the limelight for a change. Breathtaking scientific illustrations flaunt their unconventional beauty, while fascinating facts about their conservation status, diet, strange quirks, and habitat completes each vivid portrait.
- The Bornean orangutan, whose immense cheek pads give it a dinner-plate-like face, is the largest tree-dwelling mammal!
- The red-lipped batfish, alas, is a terrible swimmer, with leg-shaped fins better suited to walking along the seafloor.
- The mysterious goblin shark, rarely seen by humans, has a long snout and a terrifying flexible jaw to snatch its prey.
These are just a few of this stunning encyclopedia's sixty curious creatures living among us who might not be as cute as a kitten but are no less deserving of our love.