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Author Montgomery, Sy, author.
Title Chasing cheetahs : the race to save Africa's fastest cats / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.
Pub Info Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
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Descript 75 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Audience 1000L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.5 3 3 164498
"Savannahs : where science meets adventure."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 76) and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Meet the ambassadors -- Fast facts on the fastest cats -- Chapter 2. Laurie's story: "somebody" was me -- Chapter 3. Saving cats with dogs -- The goats who help train farmers -- Chapter 4. Messages written in scent -- Taking the measure of a tree -- Chapter 5. Cooking with poop and toasting hair -- Secrets of DNA -- Chapter 6. Game drive -- The crucial role of predators -- Conservancies: sharing the wealth of wildlife -- Chapter 7. Boot camp for cheetahs -- Chapter 8. A checkup for Blondi -- Cheetahs by the numbers -- Chapter 9. A visit to the future -- Laurie's advise for saving the world.
Summary Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.
Subject Cheetah Conservation Fund -- Juvenile literature.
Cheetah Conservation Fund.
Cheetah -- Africa -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Bishop, Nic, 1955- photographer.
ISBN 9780547815497
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