By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce
Track the proof with Jack and Annie!
while Jack and Annie acquired again from their event in Magic Tree apartment #7: sundown of the Sabertooth, they had plenty of questions. What was once it wish to dwell within the Ice Age? How did early people remain hot sufficient to outlive? Who made the 1st cave work? What occurred to saber-toothed cats and woolly mammoths? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie tune the facts.
Filled with updated info, pictures, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree residence truth Trackers are the proper method for children to determine extra in regards to the issues they found of their favourite Magic Tree residence adventures. And lecturers can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree residence fiction partners to fulfill universal center textual content pairing needs.
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Extra resources for Sabertooths and the Ice Age: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth
Animals couldn’t live on in that icebox with out security. Woolly mammoths have been loaded with hot hair. It was once lengthy and shaggy … occasionally it used to be 3 ft lengthy! One woolly titanic hair is as thick as six human hairs. additionally, that they had a layer of fats below their epidermis. The fats saved warmth. whilst there has been no nutrients, fats gave them strength. Woolly mammoths have been frequently approximately ten ft tall on the shoulder. They weighed over 4 plenty. that they had large tusks. men had longer tusks than ladies. Scientists have found tusks over thirteen ft lengthy. Mammoths used their tusks for cover opposed to predators. seeing that they ate vegetation, they used their tusks to dig grasses and crops out of the snow. different Mammoths Woolly mammoths have been only one kind of giant. different kinds lived world wide. a few have been as tall as giraffes. Others have been approximately as tall as a guy. the most important have been the Columbian mammoths. They lived in North the USA. The men have been over thirteen ft tall on the shoulder and weighed over 9 lots! The smallest have been the pygmy mammoths. They have been approximately six ft tall. They lived on islands off the coast of California. In 1807, President Thomas Jefferson despatched Captain William Clark on a project. Clark used to be an exceptional explorer. yet this time his task was once to deliver again animal bones present in Kentucky. nobody knew what sort of bones they have been. The bones lay in a spot known as large Bone Lick. Jefferson and his good friend Benjamin Franklin have been wondered. They made up our minds the bones have been elephant bones. this day we all know they have been colossal bones. you possibly can see the bones in Jefferson’s condo in Virginia. Mammoths like these at colossal Bone Lick are referred to as “Jefferson’s mammoths. ” monstrous households Mammoths lived in herds. men have been a part of the herd, yet they generally roamed approximately all alone. the feminine mammoths needed to stick jointly. It was once their activity to deal with the infants. such a lot mammoths had from 5 to fifteen infants of their lifetime. Like sleek elephants, the women taken care of every one other’s infants in addition to their very own. Scientists imagine ladies have been the bosses of the herd. Predators Mammoths frequently needed to struggle off predators like humans or saber-toothed cats. If chance used to be close to, a giant trumpeted a be aware of alarm. all of them moved in shut jointly. the child mammoths concealed at the back of their moms. The adults used their sharp tusks to struggle off the intruders. additionally they used their large legs to stomp on their enemies. looking a great is still of a vast have been came across on a ranch in Naco, Arizona. Its skeleton had 8 spear issues caught in it! Archaeologists imagine that people killed mammoths in numerous alternative ways. a method was once to assault them with spears. sizeable pores and skin used to be thick and difficult to stay with a spear. one other strategy was once to set fires round the herds. The anxious animals raced off excessive cliffs attempting to get away. they generally died within the fall. in the event that they didn’t, the hunters killed them on the backside of the cliff. Scientists have additionally came upon huge holes with great continues to be in them. they suspect the hunters dug holes. Then they coated them with branches.