Hope for Animals and Their World

Hope for Animals and Their World

How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued From the Brink

Large Print - 2009
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From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane , comes an inspiring message about the future of the animal kingdom.

With the insatiable curiosity and conversational prose that have made her a bestselling author, Goodall - along with Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard - shares fascinating survival stories about the American Crocodile, the California Condor, the Black-Footed Ferret, and more; all formerly endangered species and species once on the verge of extinction whose populations are now being regenerated.

Interweaving her own first-hand experiences in the field with the compelling research of premier scientists, Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the truly critical need to protect the habitats of these beloved species. At once a celebration of the animal kingdom and a passionate call to arms, HOPE FOR ANIMALS THEIR WORLD presents an uplifting, hopeful message for the future of animal-human coexistence.

PRAISE FOR HOPE FOR ANIMALS AND THEIR WORLD
"Goodall's intimate writing style and sense of wonder pull the reader into each account...The mix of personal and scientific makes for a compelling read." - Booklist

"These accounts of conservation success are inspirational." - Publishers Weekly

Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780446559942
Branch Call Number: LGP591.68 G61h
Characteristics: xxiv, 392 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hudson, Gail E.
Maynard, Thane

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forbesrachel May 16, 2013

Take an in depth look into some of the success stories of conservation. The history, conservation efforts, and Jane's own personal experience of each endangered animal allow you to see how important these animals are, and how much effort and dedication it takes for people to save them. Unlike many other books on the topic, this one has a general positive feel throughout.

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Canine_sCompanion
May 10, 2011

I always feel more hopeful after reading Jane G's take on things.

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