Endangered Island Animals by Dave Taylor

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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  • Wildlife conservation,
  • Rare animals,
  • Endangered species,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Animals - General,
  • Island animals,
  • Juvenile literature

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Endangered Animals (Crabtree Hardcover)

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FormatSchool & Library Binding
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Open LibraryOL8101782M
ISBN 100785710035
ISBN 109780785710035

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Ten endangered animals are highlighted in each book with clear, simple text matched by stunning, full-color photographs by wildlife photographer and author Dave Taylor.

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Gorilla gorilla gorilla. Critically Endangered. Yangtze Finless Porpoise. Neophocaena asiaeorientalis ssp. asiaeorientalis.

Critically Endangered. African Wild Dog. Elephas maximus indicus. Black-footed Ferret. Mustela nigripes. Balaenoptera musculus. Thunnus Thynnus. Borneo Pygmy Elephant.

Elephas maximus borneensis. Pan troglodytes. YEAR 1 FINAL ILLUSTRATIONS DEVELOPMENT THE ENDANGERED ISLAND Beginning of project ‘The Endangered Island’.

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'Chesapeake Requiem' Chronicles Life On An Endangered Island Tangier Island, in the Chesapeake Bay, has been home to a small, self-reliant community of watermen for centuries — and now climate.

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The Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the (IUCN) Red List or Red Data List), founded inis the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological uses a set of criteria to evaluate the extinction risk of thousands of species and subspecies.

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Create a class book of endangered animals and conservation methods. Have students research other island environments and their animals.

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It continues to decimate populations of the species, which only occurs on the Australian island of Tasmania. There may only be 10, wild individuals remaining. Captive breeding of uninfected individuals. Adapted from Ces espèces qui disparaissent with original text by Jean-Christophe Balouet--T.p.

versoPages: IUCN Classification System Guide. Description: This section defines the different classifications used by the IUCN to describe an animal's status including extinct, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable, and more. This section also provides pictures and animals which fit into each classification.

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