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The Odyssey of Kp2: An Orphan Seal and a Marine Biologist's Fight to Save a Species

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An inside look at a renowned marine biologist’s quest to save an abandoned, endangered seal pup
 
Only eleven hundred Hawaiian monk seals survive in the wild. Without intervention, they face certain extinction within fifty years. When a two-day-old Hawaiian monk seal pup, later named Kauai Pup 2, or KP2, is attacked and abandoned by his mother on a beach, he is rushed off on a journey that will take him across the ocean to the California marine lab of eminent wildlife biologist Dr. Terrie M. Williams. As Williams works with the boisterous KP2 to save his species, she forms a lasting bond with him that illustrates the importance of the survival of all earth’s creatures and the health of the world’s oceans.

About the Author

Terrie M. Williams is the director of the Marine Mammal Physiology Project at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a cocreator of the Center for Ocean Health. She was named one of the Fifty Most Important Women in Science by Discover magazine. She lives in Soquel, California.

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Susan Gries, January 8, 2014 (view all comments by Susan Gries)
This heartwarming book chronicles the story of Kauai pup 2 (KP2), an abandoned monk seal from Maui, along with the struggle of his species for survival. It describes the politics and challenges of recovering species in an easy-to-read way.
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ISBN:
9780143123521
Author:
Williams, Terrie M
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Williams, Terrie M.
Subject:
Marine Biiology
Subject:
Nature Studies-Ocean and Marine Biology
Subject:
Nature Studies-Mammals
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.54 x 0.81 in 0.58 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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