Seldom seen during daylight hours, nocturnal animals restrict their food gathering and other activities to the nighttime. This unique coloring book focuses on 45 of these fascinating creatures. Realistically rendered by nature illustrator Ruth Soffer, each animal is depicted in its natural surroundings and identified in captions that provide much useful information on native habitat, physical characteristics, eating habits, and more. Among the animals portrayed here are the flying squirrel, raccoon, Texas banded gecko, long-eared owl, lesser bush baby, margay (also known as the American tiger cat), California leaf-nosed bat, the aye-aye from Madagascar (a tree-loving primate with finger-like claws), and many more. A fact-filled guide to some of nature's most intriguing denizens of the night, this accurately illustrated coloring book is sure to delight nature lovers, colorists, and environmentalists of all ages.