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Wildlife heroes : 40 leading conservationists and the animals they are committed to saving / by Julie Scardina and Jeff Flocken ; with photo editor Sterling Zumbrunn.

Scardina, Julie. (Author). Flocken, Jeff. (Added Author). Zumbrunn, Sterling. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780762443192
  • ISBN: 0762443197
  • Physical Description: 264 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2012.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Earth: working on the ground. Introduction / by Kuki Gallmann -- Gregory Rasmussen : African painted dog -- Belinda Low : Grevy's zebra -- Claudine André : bonobo -- Rogério Cunha de Paula : maned wolf -- John Lukas : okapi -- Luke Dollar : fossa -- Patrícia Medici : tapirs -- Raoul Du Toit : African rhinoceroses -- Leandro Silveira : jaguar -- Elena Bykova : saiga -- Claudia Feh : Przewalski's horse -- Eugene Rutagarama : mountain gorilla -- Shivani Bhalla : lion -- Claudio Sillero : Ethiopian wolf -- Nguyen Van Thai : Asian pangolins -- Laurie Marker : cheetah -- Iain Douglas-Hamilton : African elephants -- Water: working in the oceans and rivers. Introduction / by Ted Danson -- Brent Stewart : whale shark -- Gerald Kooyman : emperor penguin -- Vera da Silva : Amazon river dolphin -- Karen Eckert : sea turtles -- Amanda Vincent : seahorses -- David Wiley : great whales -- Diane McTurk : giant river otter -- Air: working the sky and canopy. Introduction / by Stefanie Powers -- Alison Jolly : lemurs -- Merlin Tuttle : bats -- Rosamira Guillen : cotton-top tamarin -- Felicity Arengo : South American flamingos -- Siew Te Wong : sun bear -- Deborah Tabart : koala -- George Archibald : cranes -- Marc Ancrenaz : Bornean orangutan -- Fire: working on the most critical wildlife issues. Introduction / by Jay Inslee -- Kassie Siegel : climate change -- Grace Ge Gabriel : wildlife consumption -- Judy St. Leger : wildlife disease -- Wangari Maathai : habitat loss -- Sylvia Earle : ocean degradation -- Edgardo Griffith : amphibian decline -- Steve Galster : wildlife trade -- May Berenbaum : pollinator decline -- How to help: working together to make a difference. Introduction / by Jack Hanna -- Doing your part -- Deeper commitment -- Support the work of the heroes.

Available copies

  • 3 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

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Hamilton-Wenham Public Library 639.9 SCA (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Subject: Conservationists.
Endangered species.
Wildlife conservation.

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