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It looks like a bear, but isnand#8217;t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkeyand#8212; but isnand#8217;t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whatand#8217;s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschieand#8217;s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineaand#8217;s cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
and#160;This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Informational Texts)
About the Author
Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, newspaper columnist, documentary scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults.
Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children.
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