Chasing cheetahs : the race to save Africa's fastest cats / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||JUV 599.759 MONTGOME (Text)||37500004437121||New Items||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780547815497
- ISBN: 0547815492
- Physical Description: 75 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 29 cm.
- Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Chapter 1. Meet the ambassadors -- Fast facts on the fastest cats -- Chapter 2. Laurie's story: "somebody" was me -- Chapter 3. Saving cats with dogs -- The goats who help train farmers -- Chapter 4. Messages written in scent -- Taking the measure of a tree -- Chapter 5. Cooking with poop and toasting hair -- Secrets of DNA -- Chapter 6. Game drive -- The crucial role of predators -- Conservancies: sharing the wealth of wildlife -- Chapter 7. boot camp for cheetahs -- Chapter 8. A checkup for Blondi -- Cheetahs by the numbers -- Chapter 9. A visit to the future -- Laurie's advise for saving the world.
|Summary, etc.:|| Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.
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|Subject:||Cheetah Conservation Fund > Juvenile literature.
Cheetah > Africa > Juvenile literature.
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