From winged bats to furry wolves, and from leaping dolphins to stalking lions, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creatureХs appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each reissued title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animalХs appearance or behavior. This revised edition surveys key aspects of snakes, describing the slithering reptilesХ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures do not have legs.