Humans and many animals use teeth to chew their food, but teeth are also used to attract mates and warn off predators. Science writer Sneed B. Collard III explores the various functions, structures, and number of animal's teeth. Simple text introduces various types of teeth, while detailed explanations regarding specific animals offer further information about teeth. Vivid, accurate illustrations show teeth in context, from the great white shark with its rows of sharp teeth to the Cuban crocodile with its replacement teeth to the cutthroat trout with its tongue teeth! Includes a glossary and additional resources. Recommended for ages 5 to 8.