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Black-Footed Ferret (Endangered in America)
- Chronicles the success of the reintroduction into the
wild of the black-footed ferret, a species almost wiped
out when ranching activities destroyed its natural food
(Wildlife in Danger) - Describes the
two remaining species of elephants, the African and the
Asiatic, and how these animals are struggling against
both man and nature for their survival.
Endangered Florida Panther - Color
photographs help introduce the Florida panther, one of
the world's most endangered animals, showing how efforts
are being made to preserve the thirty to fifty cats who
are left in the Everglades area.
Forest Animals (Endangered Animals Series)
Grasslands Animals (Endangered Animals Series)
Mountain Animals (Endangered Animals Series)
Savannah Animals (The Endangered Animals Series)
Fate of the Elephant
||Noted wildlife biologist
and author Chadwick provides aomprehensive
exploration of the natural history and modern
fate of the world's elephants, centered around
the theme that "we are discovering a
creature greater in many ways--and more like
us--than we had ever imagined it to be. Even as
we are destroying it." Annotated
Florida Panther (Endangered in America)
- Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and
habitat of the Florida panther as well as the efforts
being made to save it from extinction.
Rescue (Save Our Species : Earth's Endangered Creatures)
- Emmanuel, an employee of the Rwandan National Park,
saves several gorillas from poachers and sets out on a
tracking expedition to count gorillas for an upcoming
the Tiger Lost Its Stripes: An Exploration into the
Endangement of a Species
||Working from firsthand
interviews and investigations, journalist Meacham
offers a balanced, probing, fascinating analysis
of how tiger extinction is happening and what is
being done to try and stop it. For those readers
eager to understand the ecological and political
forces at play behind the tiger's endangerment
and for those who simply love tigers, this book
offers an informed, compassionate view that can
make a difference.
Last Panda - In this magnificent,
heart-wrenching book--hailed Best Book of
1993 by the New York Times Book Review and USA
Today--acclaimed naturalist and National Book Award
winner George B. Schaller documents the plight of the
mysterious panda--and urgently calls for the compassion
needed to save these gentle animals from extinction.
Includes a new Preface for this edition. 27-color plates.
Most Dangerous Journey : The Life of an African Elephant
||A moving and evocative
account, featuring dozens of startling and
informative black-and-white photographs, of the
difficult life of an African bull elephant
captures the beauty and majesty of these animals
and of the land in which they live.
Animals in Danger (Survivors Series for Children)
Mountain Gorilla (The Creature Club)
- From rain forest habitats to mountain hideaways, this
book reveals every aspect of a gorilla's life, including
the unhappy truth that gorilla's are an endangered
species. Full color.
Neglected Ape - Papers from the
March 1994 conference address issues related to the
survival of orangutans, their propagation in the wild and
in captivity, and their contributions to the science of
primatology, presenting research reviews and original
data and analysis. Contains sections on an overview of
the species and its current status; conservation and
recovery; demography; long-term field studies; and
research on social and sexual behavior. Includes b&w
photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Tigers and Men : Entering the Age of Extinction
||Ives travels through
India, Nepal, and Southeast Asia in search of the
rapidly disappearing tiger. Along the way, his
encounters with the human friends and enemies of
the tiger are reported with a remarkable
attentiveness to the greatest nobility and basest
selfishness of our own species. A gripping
ecological journey. Highly Recommended.
More Elephant : The Fight to Save Wildlife in Uganda
- A moving text and evocative photographs eloquently
capture the struggle of two brothers, Peter and William
Moeller, to save the rapidly diminishing herds of
elephants and other wildlife living in the Queen
Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.
Orangutan (Remarkable Animals) - A
full-color exploration of the orangutan, one of
humankind's closest animal relatives, describes how this
intelligent ape lives on two islands in the Indonesian
rain forest, examining all aspects of its life and
showing how its very existence is threatened.
Night : Black-Footed Ferrets and the Recovery of
Horse : The History and Biology of an Endangered Species
(Suny Series in Endangered Species)
- Przewalski's horse has survived from the time of
mammoths, and is the only living true horse besides those
bred by humans. They are extinct in their natural habitat
in China and Mongolia, but captive breeding has now
produced enough of a population to begin reintroducing
them to the wild. At this juncture, scientists,
veterinarians, zoo managers, wildlife experts, and
activists from around the world compile what is known
about the critters for the benefit of their colleagues
and interested general readers. Annotation copyright Book
News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Red Wolf (Endangered in America) - A
study of the endangered red wolf of the southeastern
region of the United States, a species driven nearly to
extinction by human encroachment on its habitats,
examines efforts to restore this valuable predator and
discusses its life cycle, characteristics, and more.
the Tiger (Save Our Species : Earth's Endangered
Creatures) - Akbar, a tracker for a
tourist lodge, works with villagers, would-be poachers,
and those involved in Project Tiger to protect the
diminishing number of tigers in his part of India.
Screamers : At Large With the Florida Panther
- A narrative of wildlife biologists' efforts to save the
estimated 50 wild panthers in Florida and their
interactions with sportsmen, developers, theme-park
owners, and radical animal lovers, offering an account of
the complex scientific and political aspects of the
wildlife movement, a history of Florida's vanishing
wilds, and a portrait of the panthers and their habits.
Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Threatened Florida Black Bear
||A profile of the Florida
black bear includes stories of the bear that
managed to get the tasty heart of a cabbage palm
tree seven feet tall and the surprised researcher
who found a two hundred-pound female in a tree
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