Hope for Animals and Their World

How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

By Goodall, Jane & Hudson, Gail E. & Maynard, Thane

Publishers Summary:
At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent and we are confronted with bad news about the environment nearly every day, Jane Goodall, one of the world's most renowned scientists, brings us inspiring news about the future of the animal kingdom. With the insatiable curiosity and conversational prose that have made her a bestselling author, Goodall-along with Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard-shares fascinating survival stories about the American Crocodile, the California Condor, the Black-Footed Ferret, and more; all formerly endangered species and species once on the verge of extinction whose populations are now being regenerated.Interweaving her own first-hand experiences in the field with the compelling research of premier scientists, Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the truly critical need to protect the habitats of these beloved species. At once a celebration of the animal kingdom and a passionate call to arms, HOPE FOR ANIMALS THEIR WORLD presents an uplifting, hopeful message for the future of animal-human coexistence.

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ISBN
978-0-44658-177-6
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing


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Reviewed on July 15, 2009

Renowned primatologist Goodall's latest book is an inspiring compilation of wildlife conservation success stories, collected during her extensive global travels (she is often on the road more than 300 days a year). These vignettes represent scientific adventure at its best, highlighting the amazing diversity of species under threat-from the familiar California condor and giant pand...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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