How to Save A Species

How to Save A Species

Book - 2014
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How to Save a Species brings readers as close as they may ever get to some of the most endangered animals and plants on earth. Highlighting the efforts of scientists, communities and campaign groups, it includes astonishing success stories of species that have been saved from the edge of extinction, as well as urgent cases needing instantaction.

With a logbook-style layout and full-color photographs throughout, the book profiles 17 of the world's 100 most endangered species, as identified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - a list reflecting research from thousands of experts from around the world, including co-author Dr. Jonathan Baillie. (The full list is provided at the back of the book.)

Readers will delve into the world of animals and plants both rare and interesting, such as the humpback whale, spoon-billed sandpiper, wild yam, and pygmy three-toed sloth. They will come away with a newfound understanding of the cooperative work and action plans needed from both scientists and citizens to protect animals from extinction.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Owlkids Books Inc., 2014.
ISBN: 9781771470803
Branch Call Number: J 333.9522 BAILLIE
Characteristics: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Very wonderful, very rare.


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Apr 19, 2015

Wow this book is awesome!In this book How to save A SPECIES) by Baillie Marlyn.I learned that how important some of the endangered animals and plants on earth truly are.

Apr 16, 2015

This book was interesting because I learned a lot about extinct animals and how they got endangered. I also liked how they described how scientists tried to have a larger population. I was surprised to see how the Red River Softshell Turtle after the scientists tried they still only had 4 left. . It pointed out some characteristics of the animals. This book was a fun and interesting book. There were some hard words but there was a glossary. I would recommend this book to grade 3-4.

Apr 15, 2015

There are a lots more endangered species and this book helps spreading the word

Apr 14, 2015

I liked the part when they tell you how many are left.very intersting.I would rate this book a level 4

Apr 10, 2015

I really liked this book! Especially the black robin, it was really cute! This book really helps people know a little bit more about the world.

Apr 08, 2015

I learned a lot about different species and even animals I never knew that existed. This book informed me about the charasticks of many animals.🐼

Apr 02, 2015

It's a very interesting

Mar 31, 2015

This book is about endangered species. I can't believe that the black robin such a cute animal is endangered and their is so many other birds that are in endangered. This a very good research book about endangered species. I didn't know about some of these animals and plants that are endangered. This is a really good book.

Mar 29, 2015

This book is AWESOME!!! It teaches you about saving species and how many are left. My favourite was the Black Robin. I learned about many different species!!!!!!!!!

Mar 26, 2015

I really like this book because it is all about animals and I love animals especially the whales. One thing that I would have added or changed is when it says "how many there are now" it was specific like does that mean in the world or the ones that they found because I got confused.

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