By Ann Hood
Now that the twins have began to settle into their new lives at Elm Medona, they delve deeper into The Treasure Chest and discover extra in regards to the Pickworth relatives, together with the disappearance in their great-uncle Thorne and the robbery of valuable kinfolk artifacts.
In this event, The Treasure Chest transports Felix and Maisie to tropical St. Croix in 1772. There they meet a tender guy named Alexander Hamilton who's approximately to embark on a trip to big apple. Felix and Maisie aren't definite why The Treasure Chest has introduced them to fulfill Alexander, yet they're made up our minds not to permit him out in their sights… no matter if that suggests stowing away at the very send he's crusing off on!
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To make the sounds louder, the frogs puff up their throats like balloons. They use these calls to attract females. 6 km) away. Where are frogs during the day? Some are hiding. These frogs keep cool and damp under rotting tree stumps, piles of leaves, mounds of mud, and around wells, docks, or bridges. Many tree frogs live in tropical rain forests. They hide during the daylight hours by hanging on to the underside of large tree leaves. Do frogs ever hide at night? Yes, when the moon is shining brightly.
Then, at dawn, they descend to the lower depths where they stay until it gets dark again. Sometimes the “commute” from deep water to the surface is hundreds of yards (meters) long. What kinds of animals are night creatures? Every kind you can think of—mammals, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and fish. Each has a good reason to prefer the darkness of night over the light of day. 46 47 INDEX alligators 43 amphibians, definition 36 bats 3, 4–8 brown bat 4, 6 fishing bats 4 fruit bat 7 long-nosed bat 5 vampire bat 4, 5, 6 beavers 40–41 birds 4, 5, 11, 46 blood 4, 6 butterflies 5 camouflage/hiding 3, 13, 15, 19, 27, 31, 35, 36, 42 cats 7, 20–21, 23, 24 cockroaches 3, 35 crocodiles 42–43 echolocation 4, 6, 8 fireflies 3, 16–17 fish 4, 46 marlin 46 swordfish 46 tuna 46 flying squirrels 18–19 frogs 4, 36–39 ghost crabs 44–45 glowworms 16 guano hunting insects 6 12, 15, 23, 38–39 4, 5, 8, 12, 15, 24, 26, 28, 31, 46 kiwis 15 lacewings 8 leopards 3, 23 lions 3, 7, 22–23 mammal, definition 7 mating 9, 16, 20, 35, 36 mice 20, 24, 28, 32 mosquitoes 5 moths 5, 8–9 arctiid moth 8 luna moth 9 noctuid moth 8 sphinx moth 8–9 navigation 3, 8 nectar 4, 5, 8 opossums 24–25 owl pellets 13 owls 3, 11–13, 19, 24 barn owl 13 barred owl 13 great horned owl 12, 13, 28 long-eared owl 13 screech owl 13 snowy owl 10 plants proboscis raccoons scorpions senses 3, 4–5 8 26–27, 36 30–31 3, 9, 11, 20, 32, 33, 38–39 sharks 46 hammerhead shark 46 skunks 3, 12–13, 28–29, 36 sleep 3, 7, 13, 19, 26 slugs 34–35 snakes 19, 32–33, 36 rattlesnake 32 sidewinder snake 32–33 sounds 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 20, 23, 35, 36 spiders 30–31 camel spider 31 hunting spider 31 mouse spider 31 parson spider 31 tapetum 11, 20 tree crickets 34–35 turtles 43, 44 sea turtle 44–45 whippoorwills 11, 14–15 worms 34–35 About the Authors The Bergers know firsthand about night creatures.
Some stay in shallow ponds or slow-flowing rivers and wait for prey that come to the water for a drink. Others hide in marshes and swamps, ready to attack any animal that wanders by. A crocodile can gulp down a small animal, such as a turtle, without chewing. But when it catches a big animal, such as a pig, the crocodile rips out hunks of flesh by snapping its jaws shut and flinging its head from side to side. Are alligators the same as crocodiles? Not exactly. Alligators have rounded snouts; crocodile snouts are more pointy.