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The great penguin rescue : saving the African penguins / Sandra Markle.

Markle, Sandra, (author.).
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  • 21 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 598.47 MAR (Text) 37323005307718 CHILD_NON Checked out 01/02/2019
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  • ISBN: 9781512413151
  • ISBN: 1512413151
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Alone! -- Penguins in trouble -- From bad to worse -- Turning point -- Raising the future -- Giving hope a home -- Rescued! -- Saving other penguins.
Summary, etc.:
"The African Penguin population is critically low, due to various factors including climate change. Scientists and volunteers with a South African organization are helping to rescue these endangered birds by rearing abandoned chicks."-- Provided by publisher.
Despite South African government efforts to protect the penguin colonies and their ocean fish supply, young penguins still struggle to survive. Fuzzy chicks waiting for food in open nests may overheat in the sun or become prey. Others simply may not get enough food to survive on their own once their parents leave. Markle examines new conservation methods, including rescuing and hand-feeding vulnerable chicks, that are giving experts hope.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
1070L Lexile.
1070L Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 6.5 1.0.
Subject: African penguin > Conservation > South Africa > Juvenile literature.
Animal rescue > South Africa > Juvenile literature.
Oil spills and wildlife > South Africa > Juvenile literature.
Sea birds > Conservation > South Africa > Juvenile literature.
African penguin > Conservation > South Africa.
Animal rescue > South Africa.
Oil spills and wildlife > South Africa.
Sea birds > Conservation > South Africa.
African penguins.
Wildlife conservation > South Africa.
Animal rescue.
Oil spills and wildlife.
Sea birds.
Genre: Literature.

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