The Bizarre California Condor
Nature's Freak Show: Ugly Beasts
Many people enjoy feeding colorful wild birds or even keeping birds as pets, but some wild birds are strange-looking. Some people might even consider them ugly. The California condor, with its bald head and glaring eyes, is one of these birds. This engaging volume introduces readers to intriguing facts about these birds, including why their head is bald, how the skin on their head expresses emotions, and their attention to cleanliness. Accessible text addresses important elementary science concepts, while vibrant images bring these bizarre birds into sharp focus.