Dash with the cheetah and graze with the zebra! This vibrant series invites readers to travel to the continent of Africa and meet its most fascinating animals. Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce readers to each animal's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, predators, methods of defense, and threats to its survival. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Interesting information about Africa is also given, leaving readers with a deeper understanding of this amazing continent and its incredible animals! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.