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Elephant rescue : changing the future for endangered wildlife

Author: Jody Morgan
Publisher: Toronto : Firefly Books, 2004.
Series: Firefly animal rescue.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of elephants, their various habitats, the threat of extinction, and the conservationists who are working with them.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Morgan
ISBN: 1552975959 9781552975954 1552975940 9781552975947
OCLC Number: 53307259
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The gentle giant 7 --
What big brains you have 8 --
Where do elephants live? 10 --
The story so far 12 --
Tusk tusk 15 --
White gold 16 --
Herd mentality 19 --
At Work: Iain Douglas-Hamilton 20 --
On the Frontlines: Green hunting 22 --
On the Frontlines: Amboseli Elephant Research Project 24 --
At Work: Joyce Poole 26 --
Have trunk, will travel 29 --
Trampled underfoot 30 --
On the Frontlines: Peace parks 32 --
You are what you eat 35 --
Make yourself at home 36 --
On the Frontlines: Elephant collaring 38 --
At work: Raman Sukumar 41 --
Sounds like a herd of elephants 45 --
On the Frontlines: Elephant Listening Project 46 --
At Work: Katy Payne 49 --
Should elephants be kept in zoos? 51 --
At Work: Charlie Gray 52 --
On the Frontlines: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust 54 --
What is the elephant's future? 56 --
How you can help 60.
Series Title: Firefly animal rescue.
Responsibility: Jody Morgan.
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Firefly Animal Rescue is a series about endangered and threatened species and what is being done to protect them. Each book introduces readers to a featured animal, explains the threats it is facing,  Read more...

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Exceptionally packaged with wonderful color photographs and supplemental information.--Maria Forte"Resource Links" (04/01/2005) With its up-to-date data complimented by color photographs, this book Read more...

 
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