`How slow's a sloth?' (very s-l-o-w ... the three-toed sloth hangs around in trees and hardly moves); why do elephants have big ears? and who lays eggs as big as a football? Find out the answers to the questions that have fascinated children (and adults!) for generations with this unusual and amusing question-and-answer book! A fun first introduction to the world of exotic animals, their behaviour and their characteristics. With hilarious, imaginative questions answered by know-it-all animal characters and funny cartoon-style illustrations accompanying scientific facts, this book introduces children to facts about the planet in a fun, enjoyable way.