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American alligator

Author: Carla Mooney; James Perran Ross
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Series: Back from near extinction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. This book explores the alligator's key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Mooney; James Perran Ross
ISBN: 9781680784626 1680784625
OCLC Number: 958782496
Target Audience: Ages 8-11.
Description: 48 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The American alligator --
A snapshot of the alligator --
Threats to survival --
Conservation efforts --
Species overview --
Stop and think.
Series Title: Back from near extinction.
Responsibility: by Carla Mooney ; content consultant, James Perran Ross.

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Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. This book explores the alligator's key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species.

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