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  • ISBN: 1405366184 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781405366182 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 pages) : color illustrations, maps.
  • Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 69) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Endangered species
Wildlife conservation
Endangered species
Endangered species -- Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Juvenile works.
Electronic books.
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