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A Hollow is a Home
Do you know what a tree hollow is?
To you and me, a tree hollow is just a hole, cavity or tunnel in a tree or branch. But to an animal, that hollow may be a bedroom, hiding place, nursery or shelter. It is the ultimate tree house!
Come and take a peek inside the amazing world of tree hollows and discover more than 340 species of incredible Australian animals that call hollows home. With color photos of glorious gliders, darting dunnarts, minute microbats and many more, this book is full of fun facts about animals that use tree hollows as places for resting, nesting or hiding.
Find out how hollows are created, why they are threatened, and meet scientists who spend their time hollow-hunting. There are also plenty of tips on how you can spot hollows yourself, help to protect the environment and encourage habitat for hollow-dependent animals.Features:
- Highly visual and engaging content, making learning easy and fun
- The first book for young readers dedicated to Australian hollow-dependent species
- Teaches young readers about Australia’s unique fauna and their habitat requirements, and inspires the next generation to tackle the challenge of biodiversity loss
How to use this book
1: What is a tree hollow?
2: A hollow is a home
3: Hello hollows
4: Nature's apartment block
5: Hollow hunting
6: Hollow housekeeping
7: How safe is my tree?
8: Alternatives to hollows
9: A world of hollows
10: Through a scientist's eyes
11: Hollow heroes
List of hollow-using species in Australia
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