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Title Animals alive : [the fight for survival in the wild] / [project editor, Wendy Horobin].
Pub Info New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2011.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 590 ANI     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 590 Ani     AVAILABLE
Descript 80 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.
Note Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Contents Animals alive! -- How animals evolved -- The variety of life -- Unexpected consequences -- Going, going, gone! -- What are the threats? -- How threatened is it? -- Mammals -- Jaguar -- Sumatran orangutan -- Sea otter -- Ethiopian wolf -- Manatee -- Tasmanian devil -- Polar bear -- Black rhinoceros -- Birds -- Southern rockhopper -- Whooping crane -- Reptiles -- Leatherback turtle -- Komodo dragon -- Amphibians -- Golden toad -- Fish -- Southern bluefin tuna -- Invertebrates -- Coral reef -- Monarch butterfly -- Saving species -- Tracking tigers -- Keeping animals alive -- Backyard naturalist -- Setting up a reserve -- New species.
Summary Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.
Subject Animals -- Juvenile literature.
Animal ecology -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Animals.
Animal ecology.
Wildlife conservation.
Add Author Horobin, Wendy.
ISBN 9780756672133
0756672139
Stndrd # 9780756672133
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