This brilliantly illustrated book takes young readers to the planet‰۪s wild regions, including forests, jungles, tundras, and deserts to discover the animals that call it home. This aptivating book brings the natural world into sharp focus. Beautifully colored and intricately detailed illustrations depict places as exotic and wide-ranging as Senegal‰۪s Niokolo-Koba National Park, Russia‰۪s Sikhote-Alin mountain range, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka, Daintree National Park in Australia, the Mexican desert, and China‰۪s bamboo forests. Each spread contains more than twenty different species including birds, snakes, frogs, iguanas, leopards, tigers, gorillas, pandas, and wolves. The back of the book is filled with additional information about the animals and their habitats.