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By John Cooper

Fifteen-year-old Danny is a bothered child, and hassle continually turns out to stick to him. issues are altering simply too quick his kin has moved to a brand new city, his father is fighting alcoholism, and Danny has a hair-trigger mood that factors him issues of the academics and the opposite children at his new college. yet as they are saying, everyone can do at the very least something good, and for Danny its judo. The dojo is the only position the place Dannys aggression can locate an outlet, while he attempts to make feel of a lifestyles that turns out approach uncontrolled. As he will get prepared for an upcoming pageant, issues simply may be at the upswing in Dannys existence. Its all due to the coming of a four-legged ask yourself, a notable greyhound named lengthy Shot that could carry the most important to Danny discovering either stability in his lifestyles and, specifically, a better figuring out of his father.

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44 Ghost crab Green sea turtles 45 Which shark feeds mostly at night? The hammerhead. Some scientists have traced the daily activities of a group of hammerheads. By day, the sharks swim in circles around underwater mountains, called seamounts. At dusk, the sharks head for their feeding ground, a distance of about 10 to 15 miles (16 to 24 km). All night long, these sharks gulp down tremendous numbers of squid and different kinds of fish. At dawn, the hammerheads make their way back to the seamounts.

Either the horned owl doesn’t have much sense of smell—or it just holds its breath! 28 Spotted skunk Red fox 29 Giant desert hairy scorpion Sun spider 30 Are spiders night creatures? Some are. Among them are many hunting spiders that chase insects or lie in wait for them, instead of catching them in webs. All day long, these hunting spiders hide in nests they build out of the silk they spin from special glands in their body. When night falls, they leave their nests to search for food. Even though they have eight very small eyes, many of these spiders are nearly blind.

Are all frogs noisy at night? No, just the males. Both male and female frogs have vocal cords in their throats, just as we do. But in most species, only the males produce the sounds. They do this by pumping air over their vocal cords. To make the sounds louder, the frogs puff up their throats like balloons. They use these calls to attract females. 6 km) away. Where are frogs during the day? Some are hiding. These frogs keep cool and damp under rotting tree stumps, piles of leaves, mounds of mud, and around wells, docks, or bridges.

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