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Chasing cheetahs : the race to save Africa's fastest cats / written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

Montgomery, Sy, (author.). Bishop, Nic, 1955- (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV 599.759 MONTGOME (Text) 37500004437121 Kids Fact Books Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780547815497
  • ISBN: 0547815492
  • Physical Description: 75 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Cheetah Conservation Fund > Juvenile literature.
Cheetah > Africa > Juvenile literature.

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