Describes the characteristics and importance of forests, examines the plight of ten endangered animals that inhabit forests, and explores what is being done to protect them.
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Taken from Chapter 10: The Asian elephant Today there are fewer than 50,000 wild Asian elephants left in the world. That number is decreasing quickly for several reasons. The Asian elephant's natural home is the tropical forests of India and Asia. Much of this habitat has now been destroyed. As farmer's clear more of the forest to plant crops, many elephants must move to the open plains, where they are easy targets for hunters and traders. Most wild elephants are now found in a few national parks.Review:
The attractive layout with an easy-to-read vocabulary level makes these book appealing to a wide audience. The interesting informative text with the accompanying glossary and index adds to the usefulness of these books as school research resources -- CM, Sept. 1993
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Book Description Crabtree Publishing Company. Library Binding. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2606257590
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