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Follow those zebras : solving a migration mystery

Author: Sandra Markle
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to satellite-tracking collars, scientists were able to solve the mystery, but several questions remain. Award-winning science author Sandra Markle reveals the process scientists used to study the zebras, and she also delves into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
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Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Markle, Sandra, author.
Follow those zebras!
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019022316
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Markle
ISBN: 9781541538375 1541538374
OCLC Number: 1100424914
Target Audience: Age 8-12.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: A very strange mystery --
Zebras are leaders --
Tracking down clues --
The data comes in --
Sharing and Wondering --
The rest of the mystey.
Responsibility: Sandra Markle.

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Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to satellite-tracking collars, scientists were able to solve the mystery, but several questions remain. Award-winning science author Sandra Markle reveals the process scientists used to study the zebras, and she also delves into the science of migration, exploring how animals know where to go, how to get there, and when to leave.

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