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Title:
Animal survivors of the Arctic
Author:
Somervill, Barbara A.
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Franklin Watts, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Explores how certain Arctic animals, such as the northern fur seal and the musk ox, have recovered after being threatened with extinction.
Language:
English
Contents:
The frozen north -- Arctic peregrines: winged warriors -- Saving the polar bears -- Northern fur seals -- Walrus: Arctic toothwalkers -- Tundra musk oxen.
Reading Level:
1050 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.3 1.0 76628.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 7.8 6 Quiz: 34530 Guided reading level: R.
ISBN:
9780531122044
Format :
Book

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Summary

The walrus, the northern fur seal, and the musk ox are some of the animals that make the Arctic their home and have faced extinction. Over the years, the existence of these animals has been threatened by global warming, pollution, and habitat destruction. This book explores the efforts being made to help these animals survive and thrive. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Frozen Northp. 7
Chapter 2 Arctic Peregrinesp. 17
Chapter 3 Saving the Polar Bearsp. 23
Chapter 4 Northern Fur Sealsp. 31
Chapter 5 Walrus: Arctic Toothwalkersp. 39
Chapter 6 Tundra Musk Oxenp. 45
Glossaryp. 52
To Find Out Morep. 56
A Note on Sourcesp. 60
Indexp. 61