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Author Hoare, Ben.
Title Endangered animals / written by Ben Hoare and Tom Jackson.
Pub Info New York : DK Publishing, c2010.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 333.95 HOA     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 333.95 Hoa     AVAILABLE
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Descript 72 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 clip art CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 poster (80 x 57 cm. (folded 29 x 20 cm.))
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note Includes index.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 69) and index.
Contents Wildlife under threat -- What is a species? -- Adapting and survival -- The variety of life -- Links in the chain -- Measuring risk -- Watching animals in action -- Going, going, gone -- Lost and found -- Boom and bust -- The rise of humans -- The impact of farming -- A world without bees? -- Crowded out -- Damaged landscapes -- Climate change -- Global amphibian decline -- Rivers in crisis -- Polluted world -- Wildlife for sale -- Sharks in peril -- Alien invaders -- Fighting back -- Saving habitats -- Captive breeding -- California condor -- Grassroots conservation -- Living with the relatives -- The future -- Species at risk -- Timeline.
Summary An introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of gibbons.
Subject Endangered species -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Juvenile literature.
Endangered species.
Genre CD-ROMs.
Add Author Jackson, Tom, 1972-
DK Publishing, Inc.
Note Title appears on item as: Eyewitness endangered animals
ISBN 9780756668839 (hardcover)
0756668832 (hardcover)
9780756668846 (library binding)
0756668840 (library binding)
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