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Wonders of Wildlife Brooke Bond - 1976
Note: Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8". Descriptions on card backs were written by Joyce Pope; illustrations were by Maurice Wilson. Thanks to Kyle DeRoy for the original checklist!
No. Title 1 Blue Whale (Biggest Animal) 2 Cheetah (Fastest Land Animal) 3 The Swift (Airspeed Record Breaker) 4 The sailback or sailfish (Fastest Swimming Fish) 5 Impala (Jumping Expert) 6 Tortoise (Longest Lived Creature) 7 Aphid (Most Prolific Animal) 8 Common Porpoise (Biggest Relative Baby) 9 Sea Wasp (Most Venomous Sea Creature) 10 Snake (Biggest Swallow) 11 Red Howler Monkey (Loudest Voice) 12 Three-Toed Sloth (The Slowest Mammal) 13 Silk Moth (Best Smellers) 14 Great Horned Owl (Sensitive Eyesight) 15 Fennec Fox (Excellent Hearing) 16 Long Eared Bat ('Seeing' With Sound) 17 Electric Ray (Electric Shocker) 18 Deep-Sea Squid (Animal Searchlights) 19 Water Spider (Breathing Under Water) 20 Polar Bear (Heat Insulation) 21 Angler Fishes (The Fishing Fish) 22 Archer Fish (The Sharpshooter) 23 Puss Moth Caterpillar (The Bluffer) 24 Praying Mantis (The Deadly 'Leaf') 25 Cuttlefish (Quick-Change Artiste) 26 Duckbilled Platypus (The 'Impossible' Animal) 27 Koala bear (The 'Bear' That Isn't) 28 Hornbill (Best Mum and Dad) 29 Surinam Toad (Hitch-Hikers) 30 Nile Crocodile (Its Own Dentist) 31 Crested Porcupine (Living Pin-Cushion) 32 Spotted Skunk (Chemical Warfare) 33 Octopus (The Ink-Maker) 34 Flying Lemur (The Furry Glider) 35 Humming Bird (Nature's 'Helicopters') 36 Flea (High Jumper) 37 Dormouse (The Mouse That 'Dies') 38 Cranes (Nature's Navigators) 39 Honey Bees (Insect Language) 40 Clown Fish and Giant Sea Anemone (Strange Friendship) 41 Prince Rudolph's Bird of Paradise (Forest Courtship) 42 Baboons (Rank and Privilege) 43 Wolves (Team Tactics) 44 Ants and Aphids (Miniature 'Farmers') 45 Virginia Opossum (Playing 'Possum') 46 Red-vented Weaver Bird (Birds That Weave) 47 Sea Otter (The Tool-User) 48 Beavers (The Home-Planners) 49 South American Condor (Nature's Economists) 50 Man on the Moon (The Mighty Brain) -- "Fact-packed picture album"©2001, 2002 Kyle DeRoy, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!