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Title:
Animal survivors of the wetlands
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 wetlands animals, such as the whooping crane and the brown pelican, have recovered after being threatened with extinction.
Language:
English
Contents:
The wetlands -- Keystone species : alligators -- Brown pelicans -- The plight of the whooping crane -- Hope for the future : manatees -- The cranes of Kushiro.
Reading Level:
1060 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 1.0 76629.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 7.8 4 Quiz: 34580 Guided reading level: R.
ISBN:
9780531122037
Format :
Book

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Summary

The American alligator, the brown pelican, and the whooping crane are some of the animals that make the wetlands their home and have faced extinction. Over the years, the existence of these animals has been threatened by hunting, pollution, pesticides, 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 Wetlandsp. 7
Chapter 2 Keystone Species: Alligatorsp. 15
Chapter 3 Brown Pelicansp. 23
Chapter 4 Whooping Cranes Reboundp. 31
Chapter 5 Hope for the Future: Manateesp. 39
Chapter 6 The Cranes of Kushirop. 47
Glossaryp. 53
To Find Out Morep. 56
A Note on Sourcesp. 60
Indexp. 61