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Author Staub, Frank J.
Title Running free : America's wild horses / by Frank Staub.
Pub Info Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2006.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 599.6655 STA     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 599.66 Sta     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Prime
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 1 1 113897
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Are there still wild horses? -- Where did the wild horses first come from? -- Are there any wild horses in the eastern U.S.? -- Where did America's wild burros come from, and where do they live now? -- Did horses live in America before Columbus arrived? -- Why are horses so well suited to life on the grassy plains? -- What happened to the horses that lived in America before Columbus? -- Are there any horses living in the world today without domestic ancestors? -- Are wild horses good for the environment? -- Do wild horses live alone or in groups? -- Does living in a band help horses survive in the wild? -- How far does a band of wild horses roam? -- Do wild burros live in bands too? -- Are mares good mothers? -- Do young horses stay in the band they were born in? -- How do wild horses "talk" to each other? -- Do wild horses ever fight? -- Are people in America enemies of wild horses? -- How was the slaughter stopped? -- Does the government control the number of wild burros too? -- Do wild horses in the East also have population problems? -- Are wild horses and burros hard to adopt and tame? -- Can wild horses and burros be turned into good domestic animals? -- Do Ranchers still think there are too many wild horses? -- If given the choice, would a horse rather live in the wild or with people? -- Glossary -- Further reading and internet addresses -- Index.
Subject Wild horses -- United States -- Miscellanea.
Wild horses -- United States -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0766026701
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