The Encyclopedia of Endangered and Extinct Animals

The Encyclopedia of Endangered and Extinct Animals

Book - 2001
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What is extinction? When are living animals put on an endangered list? We start with these questions and then survey the fascinating lives and deaths of dozens of animal species around the world. After examining the mass extinctions of prehistoric animals (including the dinosaurs), we find extinct and endangered creatures in all the major biomes -- forests, mountains, grasslands, oceans, and islands, and wetlands. Finally, we consider what humans can do today to save endangered species from extinction.
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Copper Beech Books, 2001
ISBN: 9780761322818
Branch Call Number: J 578.68 Bri 3558
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill., col. maps
Additional Contributors: Baker, Cy
Alternative Title: Endangered and extinct animals


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