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Animals on the Edge

Science Races to Save Species Threatened With Extinction
Pobst, Sandy (Book - 2008 )
Animals on the Edge
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Stresses the importance of saving endangered species and discusses how scientists are using the latest technology to survey animal populations, to track down and arrest those who prey on endangered wildlife, and to breed animals in captivity.
Authors: Pobst, Sandy
Statement of Responsibility: by Sandra Pobst
Title: Animals on the edge
science races to save species threatened with extinction
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index
Contents: Animals in danger : Nowhere to hide
Protecting animals
Global warming
Why worry about animals? Counting heads (and tails) : Canines for conservation
The census counts
Barcode of life
Tracking them down
Sea survey
Smile!
If you cannot look, listen. The law is on their side : DNA detectives
Looking out for bears
Meet a conservation biologist. Helping Mother Nature : Captive breeding programs
Survival school
Improving the gene pool
Seeing double
A zoo without elephants?
Copy cats. Determined detectives : Calling all amphibians!
Fungus figthters
Clues to the cause
Looking for a cure
Unbalanced habitats. A view from above : Rain forests of the sea
Biodiversity
Eye in the sky
Coral reef fast facts
Truth on the ground
Summary: Stresses the importance of saving endangered species and discusses how scientists are using the latest technology to survey animal populations, to track down and arrest those who prey on endangered wildlife, and to breed animals in captivity.
Subject Headings: Wildlife conservation Endangered species
Topical Term: Wildlife conservation
Endangered species
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
LCCN: 2009275310
ISBN: 1426302657
9781426302657
1426303580
9781426303586
Branch Call Number: J 591.68 P
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