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Author Gallagher, Brendan, 1966-

Title Protecting threatened animals / Brendan and Debbie Gallagher
Published South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Library, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS CRC  333.952216 Gal/Ptu  AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
regular print
Series World heritage
Gallagher, Brendan. World heritage
World heritage.
Contents World heritage -- Protecting threatened animals -- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda : protecting the endangered mountain gorilla -- Central-Sikhote-Alin, Russian Federation : protecting the endangered Amur tiger -- Everglades National Park, United States : protecting the critically endangered Florida panther -- Galápogas Islands, Ecuador : protecting the vulerable Galápagos giant tortoise -- Iguagçu National Park, Brazil : protecting the endangered giant otter -- Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras : protecting the endangered Central American tapir -- Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal : protecting the critically endangered gharial (crocodile) -- Shark Bay, Western Australia, Australia : protecting the vulnerable Rufous hare-wallaby -- Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries-Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains, China : protecting the endangered giant panda -- The Sundarbans/Sundarbans National Park, Bangladesh/India : protecting the endangered Ganges River dolphin -- Tasmanian Wilderness, Australia : protecting the endangered Tasmanian devil -- Te Wahipounamu-South West New Zealand, New Zealand : protecting the vulnerable kea (alpine parrot) -- Ujung Kulon National Park, Indonesia : protecting the critically endangered Javan rhinoceros
Summary In this book you can find out about World Heritage sites that protect animals that the International Union for the Conservation of Nature considers vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered. These sites include: Everglades National Park (U.S.A), Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries (China) and Te Wahipounamu (New Zealand). Ages 8-12
Notes Includes index
Audience For primary school age
Subject Endangered species -- Juvenile literature.
Habitat conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Natural areas -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife conservation -- Juvenile literature.
World Heritage areas -- Juvenile literature.
Author Gallagher, Debbie, 1969-
ISBN 9781420273878 (hbk.)
9781420279252 (paperback)