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Why the crocodile has a wide mouth and other nature myths

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals -- Folklore.,
  • Tales.,
  • Animals -- Folklore.,
  • Nature -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Book of nature myths. Boston : Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., 1902.

    StatementFlorence Holbrook ; with the original illustrations by E. Boyd Smith.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsHolbrook, Florence, 1860-1932.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H733 Wh 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3307207M
    ISBN 100486436497
    LC Control Number2004052661
    OCLC/WorldCa55738164

    Why The Crocodile Has A Wide Mouth Source: The Book Of Nature Myths "Come to my kingdom whenever you will," said the goddess of the water to the king of the land. "My waves will be calm, and my animals will be gentle. They will be as good to your children as if they were my own. Nothing in all my kingdom will do you harm.".   Crocodiles inherited their mouths from their ancestors, going all the way back to the earliest bilaterian animals. The mouth started simply as an opening at the head end of the animal through which food could be ingested. The embryonic development.   The crocodile seems to start grinning, as if it were welcoming its fellow creatures of the sea onto land along with itself. The crocodile also spreads his claws out on the sand, as if to create space for the fish to move in. The last thing the crocodile does is to open its mouth wide, as if to utter a kindly : Website Contributors. Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth and Other Nature Myths (ebook) Florence Holbrook (Auteur) These fifty-four wonder-filled stories, adapted for curious young minds, describe in simple folktale style how many amazing creatures of the earth were created — and why they look and act as they do — and other natural phenomena.


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Why the Sea is Salt. The Story of the First Whitefish. Was it the First Turtle. Why the Crocodile has a Wide Mouth. The Story of the Picture on the Vase. Why the Water in Rivers is never Still. How the Raven helped Men.

The Story of the Earth and Sky. How Summer came to the Earth. The Story of the First /5(63). Discover why the sea is salty and evergreen trees never lose their leaves. Meet the children in the moon and the first grasshopper.

Enhanced by 29 illustrations, these beguiling narratives gathered from primitive cultures around the world will delight children, lovers of tall tales, and anyone interested in folklore from faraway lands.

Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth: and Other Nature Myths. by Florence Holbrook. These fifty-four wonder-filled stories, adapted for curious young minds, describe in simple folktale style how many amazing creatures of the earth were created — and why they look and act as they do — and other natural phenomena.

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Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth: and Other Nature Myths. Florence Holbrook $ - $ why the crocodile has a wide mouth (pourquoi le crocodile a une bouche large) the story of the picture on the vase (l'histoire de l'image sur le vase) why the water in rivers is never still (pourquoi l'eau dans les riviers ne s'arrÊte jamais) how the raven helped men (comment le corbeau a aidÉ les hommes) the story of the earth and the skyFollowers: Florence Holbrook is a published author of children's books.

Published credits of Florence Holbrook include Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth: and Other Nature Myths, Book of Nature Myths for Children.

LibriVox recording of The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook. Read by Raybrite. This is a book of myths told by the Indians of North America to their children.

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July 7, | Be the first to write a review. and Other Nature Myths. Florence Holbrook. Softbound. $ These fifty-four stories, gathered from cultures around the world and told for children, offer up the myths of the creation of some of the most fascinating animals and phenomena of the world.

Author: Florence Holbrook,E. Boyd Smith; Publisher: Applewood Books ISBN: Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A collection of stories from around the world that are meant to explain such things as "Why the cat always falls upon her feet, " "How fire was brought to the Indians, " and "Why there is a hare in the moon.".

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Included are creation myths, hero tales and trickster stories, as well as tales of little people, giants, and monsters, and of magic, enchantment, sorcery, and the spirit world. Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth: and Other Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 5 editions.

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Today’s crocodile began evolving 80 million years ago, developing the traits that have enabled its survival. While body armor of bony plates comes to mind, this rough and tough exterior is only the beginning.

A combination of physiological and behavioral adaptations has ensured the crocodile’s survival through the ages. A crocodile's physical traits allow it to be a successful external morphology is a sign of its aquatic and predatory lifestyle. Its streamlined body enables it to swim swiftly; it also tucks its feet to the side while swimming, making it faster by decreasing water resistance.

Crocodiles have webbed feet which, though not used to propel them through the water, allow them to make Class: Reptilia. The saltwater crocodile is the largest reptile in the world.

When males reach ten and a half feet [ m], they are mature but keep growing for many more years. Mark Carwardine, author of The Guinness Book of Animal Records, states that a wildlife sanctuary in India houses once recorded a male saltwater crocodile that measured 23 feet [7 m] in. As stated above, the K/T Extinction wiped out land-dwelling dinosaurs and pterosaurs, as well as sea-dwelling mosasaurs (the sleek, vicious marine reptiles that populated the world's oceans toward the end of the Cretaceous period).

Crocodiles, by contrast, pursued a more amphibious lifestyle, perched halfway between dry land and long, winding freshwater.

Crocodilia (or Crocodylia) is an order of mostly large, predatory, semiaquatic reptiles, known as first appeared 95 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period (Cenomanian stage) and are the closest living relatives of birds, as the two groups are the only known survivors of the s of the order's total group, the clade Pseudosuchia, appeared Class: Reptilia.

Crocodiles do not have sweat glands on their skin. They keep their mouth open to cool it mes they pant too (Like dogs). They are cold -blooded and so their body temperature varies with that of the environment.

Extra Info: 1. Crocodiles. The mouth of today's crocodilians inspires fear and awe, with their wide gape and the greatest known bite force in the vertebrate animal kingdom. However, this apex predator of today and its modus. The palatal valve is present in all species and plays an essential role in preventing water in the mouth from entering the throat, oesophagus and trachea when the crocodile is underwater.

This enables the crocodile to open its mouth at any time underwater (see right), and is particularly useful during prey capture. The Crocodile: Adapted Physically And Mentally Beyond Compare.

The Crocodile Photo By Trisha M. Shears. Picture this scene, it is a beautifully tranquil night, an effervescent shimmer is being reflected off glass-still, moon-lit water and all is serenely quiet around the riverbank.

However, with the expansion of neighborhoods and other developments, humans are actually an alligator's number one "predator" (along with other alligators themselves).

With the destruction of their natural habitat, many alligators become dislocated, entering uncharted waters where they may be hunted by other gators or get caught in man-made. This is what it looks like to be eaten by a crocodile Photographer Trevor Frost has gathered the first footage of what a saltwater croc attack looks like from the prey's perspective.The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is a crocodilian native to saltwater habitats and brackish wetlands from India's east coast across Southeast Asia and the Sundaic region to northern Australia and has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since It was hunted for its skin throughout its range up to the s, and is threatened by Class: Reptilia.