Top 50 Reasons to Care About Endangered Animals

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Using quick-access facts, high-interest stories, and amazing visuals, readers will explore the many different reasons to care about endangered animals. Stories of scientists searching for and helping these animals will help show readers why it is important to protect and preserve these species.

  • Explores the many different ways to care about endangered animals
  • Stunning color photographs highlight the animals in their habitat
  • Contains an overview of species’ past and current state as well as the projected future
  • Stories of scientists searching for and helping these animals
  • Supports the National Science Education Standards
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 104pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2010
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Elephants

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Elephants

Animals in Peril

Mary Firestone
The largest land animals on earth! Besides being well known for their huge size and long trunks, elephants possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know elephants live longer than any other mammals except humans? Or that their feet change size when they walk? And like people being right-handed or left-handed, elephants can be right-tusked or left-tusked! Read fifty fun facts about elephants that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3454-9
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Giant Pandas

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Giant Pandas

Animals in Peril

Mary Firestone
Pandas are symbols of peace. Besides being well known for their black and white coats and cute, cuddly looks, pandas possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know their pupils are slit-shaped like a cat’s to help them see better in the dark? Or that female pandas bark to say hello? These gentle giants have been symbols of peace in China for hundreds of years...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3451-8
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Great Apes

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Great Apes

Animals in Peril

David Barker
Besides being well known for their humanlike looks and tree-climbing abilities, the great apes possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know chimpanzees use two stones as a hammer and anvil to crack nuts? Or that bonobos and chimps pout and grin to show their feelings? And the great apes can learn language! Read fifty fun facts about great apes that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3456-3
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Marine Turtles

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Marine Turtles

Animals in Peril

Sara Cohen Christopherson
Soaring through the waves! Besides being well known for their shells and leathery flippers, marine turtles possess many other traits that make them special. Did you know that unlike land turtles, marine turtles cannot hide in their shells? Or that they use body language to communicate? And marine turtles use the earth's magnetic poles to navigate the ocean! Read fifty fun facts about marine turtles that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3455-6
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Polar Bears

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Polar Bears

Animals in Peril

Rebecca E. Hirsch
The only marine bears in the world! Besides being well known for their white coats and giant size, polar bears possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know that polar bear fur is not actually white but transparent? Or that their skin is black to absorb sunlight? And polar bears can swim more than sixty miles without resting! Read fifty fun facts about polar bears that make these magnificent creatures a species worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3458-7
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Top 50 Reasons to Care About Rhinos

Top 50 Reasons to Care About Rhinos

Animals in Peril

Mary Firestone
A rhino's horn never stops growing! Besides being well known for their big horns and tanklike bodies, rhinos possess many other unique traits that make them special. Did you know that a rhino's horn is made out of the same substance that makes up hair and fingernails? Or that rhinos are nearsighted? And rhinos use infrasound to communicate with each other! Read fifty fun facts about rhinos that make these magnificent creatures worth saving from extinction and how you can help...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3457-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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