Truth is stranger than fiction, right? Find out where you can uncover real-life vampires and zombies. Learn about crazy mutations, and discover animals with amazing super powers. Pop culture tie-ins and freaky facts hook readers into learning about animal and plant science. They may seem like stories from comic books, but you might find these freaky plants and animals in your own backyard. This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the types of mutations that can happen to animals and plants. Highlights how outside forces or random genetic mishaps can cause extra or missing limbs, color variations such as albinism, and other abnormalities.