By Shel Silverstein

From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling writer of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming photograph publication a couple of boy and his giraffe!

Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will depart each reader, old and young, giggling until eventually the very finish. loved for over fifty years, this vintage captures Silverstein’s signature humor and style.

If you had a giraffe and he stretched one other part, you will have a giraffe and a half. yet what occurs if you happen to glue a rose to the top of his nostril? Or for those who used a chair to brush his hair? sign up for this giraffe on a rollicking and ridiculous trip that may attraction readers from starting to finish.

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On Agaphelus, a genus of toothless Cetacea. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sei. Philadelphia 2 0 , 221 — 227. Cope, E. D. (1869a). Third contribution to the fauna of the Miocene period of the United States. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sei. Philadelphia 2 1 , 6-12. Cope, E. D. (1869b). (In C. M. Scammon) On the cetaceans of the western coast of the North America. Part 1. Systematic synopsis of the species of the cetaceans of the west coast of North America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sei. Philadelphia 21,14-32. Cope, E. D. (1870a).

E. (1846). Mammalia. III. On the cetaceous animals. In "The Zoology of the Voyage of H. M. S. , during the years 1839 to 1843" (J. Richardson and J. E. ), Vol. 1, pp. 13-53. , London. Gray, J. E. (1864a). On the Cetacea which have been observed in the seas surrounding the British islands. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1864, 195-248. Gray, J. E. (1864b). Notes on the whalebone-whales; with a synopsis of the species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. [3] 14, 345-353. Gray, J. E. (1865). Notice of a new whalebone whale from the coast of Devonshire, proposed to be called Eschrictius robustus.

20 1. THE FOSSIL RECORD AND PHYLETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF GRAY WHALES Dorsal Fin The majority of living cetaceans have some sort of dorsal fin. The lack of a dorsal fin occurs universally in the families Balaenidae and Monodontidae and in a minority of genera in the Delphinidae (Lissodelphis) and the Phocoenidae (Neophocaena). Some other types of living cetaceans possess a series of knobs along the dorsal ridge (Physeter, Eschrichtius) instead of a dorsal fin. Having neither skeletal nor muscular support, the presence or absence of a dorsal fin cannot be determined from the skeleton alone of either modern or fossil species.

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