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Children of the ark : the rescue of the world's vanishing wildlife.

Author: Robert Gray
Publisher: New York, Norton [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Briefly describes the circumstances that brought the extinction of several animals native to the United States; then examines the present threatened state of rare mammals, birds, and reptiles now found almost exclusively in zoos or in the protective surroundings of game preserves around the world. Includes the bontebok, Przewalski's horse, white rhinoceros, anoa, whooping crane, Komodo dragon, giant panda, and many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gray, Robert, 1922-2002.
Children of the ark.
New York, Norton [1968]
(OCoLC)988312732
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gray
OCLC Number: 470967
Description: xiv, 120 pages illustrations 24 cm

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Briefly describes the circumstances that brought the extinction of several animals native to the United States; then examines the present threatened state of rare mammals, birds, and reptiles now found almost exclusively in zoos or in the protective surroundings of game preserves around the world. Includes the bontebok, Przewalski's horse, white rhinoceros, anoa, whooping crane, Komodo dragon, giant panda, and many others.

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