Crocodile Encounters

Crocodile Encounters

And More True Stories of Adventures With Animals

Book - 2012
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The first in a line of adventures within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series, Crocodile Encounters will surely prove to be one of the most exciting. Follow along with National Geographic explorer Brady Barr as he crawls into a muddy hole just barely big enough for his shoulders, and comes face to face with thirteen crocodiles!

Laugh out loud as you learn how to catch a crocodile using shoe laces and underpants. Read in anticipation to find out what happens when you put a 600-lb crocodile on an airplane in just a flimsy wooden crate. These action-packed stories and more will engage readers and inspire them to go out and explore their own world.

Stories include:

* "Undercover Croc," in which Brady "becomes a crocodile," by donning a specially-designed protective croc suit, and infiltrates a group of Nile crocodiles in Tanzania.

* "Toy Story," in which he uses (and loses) a radio-controlled car with video camera, in a hilarious failed attempt to capture a Nile crocodile in South Africa.

* "Deep Dark Den"-in an attempt to relocate a group of crocodiles causing problems to neighbouring villagers in Costa Rica, Brady finds himself underground in a deep muddy hole with thirteen angry crocs.

* "Croc in a Box," Brady tries to move a giant, troublesome croc from Uganda safely to an American zoo, but discovers the croc is much stronger than the "sturdy wooden box" that has been built to contain him.

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Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1029-4 , $14.90/$16.95 Can

E-book: 978-1-4263-1030-0 , $5.99/$5.99 Can

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2012
ISBN: 9781426310287
9781426310294
1426310293
Branch Call Number: J FF BAR
Characteristics: 112 p. :,col. ill. ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner

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orange_dolphin_185 May 05, 2014

This book has 4 stories about Brady Barr meeting Crocodiles. Adventurous

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orange_dolphin_185 May 05, 2014

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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orange_dolphin_185 May 05, 2014

In this book Brady Barr gets close to crocodiles.One time he got close to them and put a high tech device on their backs to track them and learn about changes to the crocodile habitat.

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orange_dolphin_185 May 05, 2014

Did you know like cat's eyes Crocs eyes have slit like pupils that kind of pupil gives crocs a lot of control over how much light enters their eyes.

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