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Author Turner, Pamela S.

Title A life in the wild : George Schaller's struggle to save the last great beasts / Pamela S. Turner.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Biographies  J B SCHALLER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J92 SCHALLER    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's Department  J599.92 TURNER    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Children's Department  JB SCHALLER    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Children's Department  JUV. 590 S298T    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 103 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Central India, 1964 -- The call of the wild: the United States, 1947-1957 -- Gorilla forest: the Belgian Congo, Central Africa, 1959-1960 -- A clan of tigers: central India, 1963-1965 -- Lion country: Tanzania, East Africa, 1966-1969 -- Cat among the clouds: Pakistan and Nepal, the Himalayas, 1969-1975 -- Panda politics: central China, 1980-185 -- Asses and antelopes: the Tibetan Plateau, western China, 1985-present -- The fate of the wild.
Summary Spotlights Schaller working, observing some of the world's most endangered animals. Many of these species were previously considered impossible to study in the wild.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 4.0 126303.
Subject Schaller, George B. -- Juvenile literature.
Zoologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife conservation -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780374345785
0374345783
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