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By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell

J. J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue puppy who's attempting to take pleasure in his retirement after years of appearing bold missions saving lives. So he's now not extraordinarily inspired while chicks named airborne dirt and dust and Sugar (who seem like popcorn on legs) and their fowl mother appear hard his support to trace down their lacking siblings. pushed by way of the promise of a cheeseburger, J. J. starts off to trace down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding whatever? Are there darkish forces at work—or is J. J. no longer smelling the facts that's correct in entrance of him?

Bestselling writer Doreen Cronin makes use of her deadpan humor to pitch-perfect influence in her first novel for younger readers. seriously illustrated with black-and-white art from Kevin Cornell, this new sequence is destined to turn into a vintage.

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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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