In this timely look at the plight of endangered animals, students will find:
· A survey of hundreds of animal species that are in trouble
· Descriptions of the many causes of endangerment and the controversies surrounding current laws
· Fascinating stories about the efforts of people to rescue species and restore harmony and balance in nature
· More than a hundred dramatic full-color illustrations
Here is a valuable resource for anyone who is concerned with the fate of animals and the future of life on this planet.
Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.