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Koala : in danger of extinction

Author: Carol Inskipp
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2005.
Series: Animals under threat.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the plight of koalas in Australia and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Inskipp
ISBN: 0431189064 9780431189062 0431189137 9780431189130
OCLC Number: 62131104
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Meet the koala --
Koala history --
Koala distribution and populations --
Koalas and the eucalyptus tree --
Adaptable koalas --
Diet and feeding --
Koala behaviour --
Family life --
Land clearing and tree dieback --
Bushfires --
Koala predators --
Too many koalas? --
Can humans and koalas live together? --
Conserving koalas --
The Koala Habitat Atlas --
Can tourism help koalas? --
A day in the life of a koala hospital --
Zoos and koalas --
The future for koalas --
How can you help?
Series Title: Animals under threat.
Responsibility: Carol Inskipp.

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Why do koalas sleep so much? Which predator is the biggest threat to koalas? What happens in a koala hospital? Includes: food web diagrams; fact boxes; case studies; useful contacts and further  Read more...

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