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Elaine Landau
Tropical Forest Mammals TROPICAL FOREST MAMMALS

Just look at that face ! Don't you want to know more?
This book features five rain forest mammals: jaguars, sloths, howler monkeys, tapirs and orangutans.

Learn about their habits and physical characteristics.

Ages: 4-8

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ta·pir
Pronunciation: 'tA-p&r also 'tA-"pir or t&-'pir

any of a genus (Tapirus) of chiefly nocturnal perissodactyl ungulates of tropical America and Myanmar to Sumatra that have the snout and upper lip prolonged into a short flexible proboscis.

orang·u·tan
Pronunciation: &-'ra[ng]-&-"ta[ng], -'ra[ng]-g&-, -"tan

a largely herbivorous arboreal anthropoid ape (Pongo pygmaeus) of Borneo and Sumatra that is about two thirds as large as the gorilla and has brown skin, long sparse reddish brown hair, and very long arms.