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The Resource Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction, by Sandra Pobst

Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction, by Sandra Pobst

Label
Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction
Title
Animals on the edge
Title remainder
science races to save species threatened with extinction
Statement of responsibility
by Sandra Pobst
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Pobst, Sandy
Dewey number
  • 333.95/42
  • 591.68
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL83
LC item number
.P63 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Series statement
National Geographic investigates
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  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction, by Sandra Pobst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 fighters -- 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
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426303586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009275310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
System control number
  • ocn182528075
  • (OCoLC)182528075
Label
Animals on the edge : science races to save species threatened with extinction, by Sandra Pobst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 fighters -- 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
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426303586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009275310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
System control number
  • ocn182528075
  • (OCoLC)182528075

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