Safari Cats

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This book examines the safari cat, a cross between a wildcat species called the Geoffroy's cat and a domestic cat such as an Egyptian mau, a Bengal cat, or an ocicat. The Geoffroy's cat's habitat, body features, and diet are discussed. Readers will also learn that safari cats carry an odd number of chromosomes and what affect this has on the cats. Reproduction and the safari cat's coat characteristics and color are also discussed. Students will also explore this hybrid's size, behavior, and character. Finally, readers will learn a few tips for caring for this rare and beautiful hybrid. Full-color photos accompany engaging, easy-to-read text. Extras include an index and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF003040, JNF003170, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781604537314, 9781617841415
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 636.8
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142279
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Cats Set 5: Designer Cats – Horn Book Guide

The temperament, appearance, habits, and care of. . .“designer” cat-breed hybrids are examined and compared to their wild
ancestors. . . . Bright photographs of the striking creatures illustrate the information.

Author: Jill C. Wheeler