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Eyewitness: Dog highlights the evolutionary history of man's best friend -- from their domestication, anatomy, and behavior, for both domestic and wild breeds including wolves, jackals, and foxes. See the oldest-known remains of a domestic dog, an amazing tree-climbing fox, how a dog swims, a fox with bat ears, and a husky in a sled harness. Learn why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs "talk" with ears and tails, the basics of looking after a pet dog, and how dogs were specially taught to help humans.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

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Grouping Title dog
Grouping Author clutton brock juliet
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display_description Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of the dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of the entire dog family. Superb real-life photographs of dogs, wolves, jackals and foxes offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history and evolution of the dog family, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history. See the oldest-known remains of a domestic dog, an amazing tree-climbing fox, a rare golden jackal, a howling wolf, how a dog swims, a fox with bat ears, and a husky in sled harness. Learn why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs "talk" with ears and tails, the basics of looking after a pet dog, and how dogs were once used to sniff out truffles. Discover how special breeds of domestic dog have developed, the hierarchy of the wolf pack, how dogs were specially taught to help humans, why a hyena is not a dog, which members of the dog family are threatened with extinction, and much, much more!
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subject_facet Canidae, Canidae -- Juvenile literature, Dog breeds, Dog breeds -- Juvenile literature, Dog family (Mammals), Dogs, Dogs -- Juvenile literature, Juvenile works, Literature, Working dogs, Working dogs -- Juvenile literature
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title_full Dog / written by Juliet Clutton-Brock, Dog / written by Juliet Clutton-Brock ; special photography Jerry Young ... [and others], Dog Clutton-Brock, Juliet.
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topic_facet Canidae, Dog breeds, Dog family (Mammals), Dogs, Working dogs