Planet Animal: Saving Earth's Disappearing Animals

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"Planet Animal" showcases some of the world's best-loved animals now at risk due to hunting, habitat destruction, and more recently, climate change. Featuring a host of animals, from polar bears, to elephants and albatrosses, this book uses a new, dynamic format and sumptuous photographs, to explore each animal in the context of its habitat. The special features, such as flaps and pull-outs help the reader to get a sense of how each animal moves, hunts or migrates, and quick reference booklets and number icons explain clearly the reasons why the animals are threatened, how many are left, and what is being done to help them.The special items include: a researcher's-eye view of a mountain gorilla's day; fascinating fact cards on 6 types of crocodile; a handy guide to an elephant's favourite foods; and a pull-out booklet on endangered rhinos.

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SAVE THE ANIMALS
IT'S NOW OR NEVER


In Planet Animal, you will set off on an exciting trip around the globe and take a bird's-eye view of some of the world's most endangered creatures. Find out about the animals' lives, the threats to their survival, and how people are trying to save them from extinction. Packed with fun-filled surprises, including special booklets, diaries, and fact cards.

  • Find out about an elephant's favorite foods
  • Spend a day with a family of mountain gorillas
  • Come face-to-face with dangerous crocodiles and fierce alligators
  • Plus a full-color foldout tiger poster!

    FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP THE ANIMALS
  • About the Author:

    Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science writer for exhibitions at London's Natural History Museum. Since then she has written more than 120 children's books on science, natural history and geography. An award-winning author, her acclaimed titles include Eyewitness Arctic and Antarctic (DK), Apes and Monkeys (Kingfisher) and the How to Save the Planet (OUP).

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