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Books in Animals Under Threat series

  • Black Rhino

    Richard Spilsbury

    Library Binding (Heinemann, March 8, 2004)
    Spilsbury, Richard, Spilsbury, Louise A.
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  • Grey Wolf

    Jill Bailey

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Sept. 15, 2005)
    Discusses the plight of the gray wolf and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help.
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  • Black Rhino

    Richard Spilsbury

    Paperback (Heinemann, March 8, 2004)
    Where do over 80 percent of black rhinos live? What is a midden and why do rhinos make them? How many horns does a black rhino have? In Black Rhino, you will find answers to these questions as you learn why this powerful animal needs a lot of help from concerned people so that it does not disappear from this Earth. From 24-hour guards to relocating these 1-ton animals, conservationists have had to work hard to save the remaining rhinos. As you learn about their long breeding cycle and why some people value their horns, you will better understand how much work still needs to be done.
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  • Animals Under Threat: Killer Whale Hardback

    Carol Inskipp

    Hardcover (Heinemann Library, )
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  • Asian Elephant

    Matt Turner

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Sept. 15, 2005)
    What is the difference between an Asian elephant and an African elephant? Are all Asian elephants the same? Do female Asian elephants have tusks? This book answers these and other questions about Asian Elephants.
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  • Alligator

    Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury

    Paperback (Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, April 15, 2005)
    What are scutes? How do people count alligators when they hide in wetlands? How did the American alligator become endangered and then increase its population? There are not many success stories in conservation, but in Alligator you will read about one. The
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  • Koala

    Carol Inskipp

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Sept. 15, 2005)
    Why do koalas sleep so much? Which predator is the biggest threat to koalas? What happens in a koala hospital? In Koala, you will find the answers to these questions and more as you learn about an animal that is not as cuddly as it looks. Discover the koala's favorite tree, the eucalyptus. Find out what tree dieback is and how it reduces koala habitat. See how some people are trying to share the place where they live with koalas. Read about how koalas have come to represent all Australian species and their struggles for survival.
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  • Peregrine Falcon

    Marianne Taylor, Mike Unwin

    Paperback (Heinemann, March 8, 2004)
    How many different species of falcon are there? When were peregrines first used for hunting? How fast can a peregrine fly? Peregrine Falcon answers these and other questions, including the wonderful question of how these birds were stopped from going down the road to extinction. Often, the increasing human population and its expanding cities crowd out wildlife. In this book you will learn how big cities played a role in helping these birds.
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  • Giant Panda

    Anna Claybourne

    Hardcover (Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, Oct. 15, 2004)
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  • Killer Whale

    Carol Inskipp

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Sept. 15, 2005)
    What is a cetacean? Why are killer whales often called orcas? How do orcas find and hunt their prey? Killer Whale answers these questions and many others. Discover where killer whales live and how fast they can swim. Find out what a killer whale does when
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  • Mountain Gorilla

    Marianne Taylor

    Library Binding (Heinemann, Feb. 1, 2004)
    Discusses the plight of mountain gorillas and why they are near extinction, as well as some of the ways humans can help.
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  • Great White Shark

    Richard Spilsbury

    Library Binding (Heinemann, March 8, 2004)
    Spilsbury, Richard
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