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Endangered animals of South America

by Marie Allgor

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marie Allgor
SeriesSave earth"s animals!
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL84.3.A1 A45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438400M
ISBN 109781448825332, 9781448826506
LC Control Number2010025757

  The Endangered Species Act is a landmark conservation law that has brought wildlife threatened by habitat destruction, climate change, and other issues back from the brink of extinction—the iconic Bald Eagle is one of the most well-known examples. The act defined the parameters of endangered and threatened species and empowered the government to take action to protect species . South America is a diverse continent that is home to the world's largest tropical rainforest. Because of this, it's also home to many amazing animals, some of which are in danger of extinction. This book profiles these endangered animals and describes the habitats and .

This is a list of extinct animals of South America. Animals that became extinct in the Holocene period in South America. Map of South America. Mammals. Prehistoric mammal extinctions (beginning of the Holocene to C.E.) Common name\scientific name Extinction date Range.   The second title introduces the endangered monkeys of South America and explains how they differ from the primates of the Old World. Particular attention is paid to those threatened by the destruction of the rain forest and the Atlantic coastal : Amanda Harman.

These printer friendly PDF Rainforest Activity Sheets relate to the Amazon in South America and uniquely include a colouring page of native people of the rainforests either fishing, hunting or rubber-tapping. The worksheets, fact sheets and quiz pages cover mammals, birds, insects and reptiles that are endangered with colouring page images of a howler monkey, toucan and tree frog. Get this from a library! Endangered animals of the world. [Alfred J Smuskiewicz; World Book, Inc.] -- "Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Africa, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing.


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Endangered Animals of South America Chinchillas, golden poison frogs, and spectacled bears are just a few of the colorful species discussed in Endangered Animals of South America. Learn where these animals live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save : $   Endangered Animals of South America Chinchillas, golden poison frogs, and spectacled bears are just a few of the colorful species discussed in Endangered Animals of South where these animals live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save : Tom Evans.

Get this from a library. Endangered animals of South America. [World Book, Inc.;] -- "Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of South America, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map.

Get this from a library. Endangered animals of South America. [Marie Allgor] -- Learn about the many endangered animals that live in the rainforests of South America. Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Children's Animals Books # in Children's Central & South America Books # in Children's Environment Books (Books)Author: Marie Allgor.

South America is a diverse continent that is home to the world s largest tropical rainforest. Because of this, it s also home to many amazing animals, some of which are in danger of extinction.

This book profiles these endangered animals and describes the habitats and climates that sustain their populations. Students learn about the various factors that lead to animal endangerment. Endangered Animals of North America Jaguarandis, hellbenders, and San Joaquin kit foxes are just a few of the colorful species discussed in Endangered Animals of North America.

Learn where these animals live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save : $   The Riverine Rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis) is one of the world's rarest and most endangered mammals - and is South Africa's most endangered wildlife species.

Critically endangered sincethis rare rabbit is an important species for measuring ecosystem health.

This little nocturnal rabbit can only be found in the Karoo regions and is. According toan endangered species is an animal species existing in such small numbers that it is in danger of becoming extinct, especially such a species placed in jeopardy as a result of human activity.

Related: These Are the 10 Largest Animals in Africa. Most endangered animals in Africa. As of November 1,the United States Fish and Wildlife Service listed approximately 1, animals and plants as endangered or threatened in North America.

Below is a partial list: Contents. The album, released via Perkins’ label Shika Shika, follows a record inspired by endangered birds in South America, which raised more than. Get this from a library.

Animals in danger in South America. [Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury] -- Introduces readers to a range of endangered animals found in South America, with basic facts about each animal, and also why the animals' habitat is threatened.

The armadillos are small mammals with a bony armored shell. Two of 21 extant species are present in Central America; the remainder are only found in South America, where they originated. Their much larger relatives, the pampatheres and glyptodonts, once lived in North and South America but became extinct following the appearance of humans.

South America (Endangered Animals) Hardcover – October 1, by Grace Jones (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, October 1, "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $Author: Grace Jones. The South America section of this site lists the folllowing mammals appearing on select endangered species lists: Mammals that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.

Mammals dwelling in the Amazon Basin. Disclaimer: This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Focusing on threatened animals in specific regions around the world, each book in this series describes physical characteristics, behaviors, threat levels, and reasons for endangerment of the selected animals.

Students gain a deeper understanding of the plight of endangered animals and the efforts to save them through captivating imagery. The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid of South America. Its markings resemble those of foxes, but it is neither a fox nor a wolf.

It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon (meaning "golden dog"). It is the largest canid in South America, with a weight between 20 and 30 kg, and reaches up to 90 cm at the long, thin legs and dense reddish coat give it an.

Each volume of World Book's Endangered Animals of the World series contains vibrant photographs, maps, and discussions of how these animals are threatened and what is being done to save them. A helpful glossary and index directs readers to the most important terms and topics. Books in Series.

Endangered Animals of South America. Endangered Animals of the Oceans. Extinct. Focusing on threatened animals in specific regions around the world, each book in this series describes physical characteristics, behaviors, threat levels, and reasons for endangerment of the selected animals.

Students gain a deeper understanding of the plight of. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in South Africa: This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended.

With an array of full-color maps, charts, graphs, and photographs, this atlas vividly illustrates the plight of endangered and threatened species while also cataloging critical habitats, factors that threaten species' survival, and conservation strategies that are being used to protect animals from extinction.

A concise selection of facts and figures complements engaging graphics.The Endangered Species Act: Protecting Imperiled Plants and Animals Since Endangered Species Coloring Book. Grizzly bear Threatened A symbol of America’s wildlands, the grizzly or brown bear is one of the largest North American land mam-mals.

The common name grizzly is derived from the.Get this from a library! Endangered animals of the southern continents. [Barbara Behm; Jean Christophe Balouet] -- This book discusses animals of South America, Africa, and Australia.