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The atlas of endangered animals : wildlife under threat around the world

Author: Paula Hammond
Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the reasons these fifty animals are endangered, and vividly illustrates each animal's anatomy, habits, and geographical spread. Each continent is covered, from the mysterious aye-aye of Madagascar's shrinking rainforest, to the shy spectacled bear of the high Andes.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Hammond
ISBN: 9780761478720 0761478728
OCLC Number: 263605411
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Africa. Addax --
African elephant --
African wild ass --
African wild dog --
Aye-Aye --
Black rhino --
Chimpanzee --
Ethiopian wolf --
Mountain gorilla --
Asia. Asian elephant --
Bactrian camel --
Giant panda --
Lion-tailed macaque --
Orangutan --
Red panda --
Siberian tiger --
Snow leopard --
Sumatran rhino --
Bengal tiger --
Ausralasia. Double-wattled cassowary --
Huon tree kangaroo --
Kakapo --
Kiwi --
Malleefowl --
Numbat --
Potoroo --
North America. Black-footed ferret --
Desert tortoise --
Greater prairie chicken --
North American lungless salamander --
West Indian manatee --
Wolverine --
South and Central America. Long-tailed chinchilla --
Flightless cormorant --
Giant otter --
Golden lion tamarin --
Macaroni penguin --
Spectacled bear --
Vicuna --
Europe. European sturgeon --
Great bustard --
Monk seal --
Red-breasted goose --
Saiga --
The world's oceans. Blue whale --
Dugong --
Great white shark --
Leatherback turtle --
Right whale --
Sea otter.
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Explains the reasons these fifty animals are endangered, and vividly illustrates each animal's anatomy, habits, and geographical spread. Each continent is covered, from the mysterious aye-aye of Madagascar's shrinking rainforest, to the shy spectacled bear of the high Andes.

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