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Awesome Animals (National Geographic Kids)

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It is springtime in Alaska, and the U.S. Geological Survey team is gearing up for polar bear capturing. The scientists locate bears from a helicopter, tranquilize them, give them tattoo ID numbers and tags, and collect data such as height, weight, and body fat measurements and samples such as blood, hair, feces, and even teeth. For more than fortyand#160;years, scientists have been capturing bears in order to get information. What has this information been telling scientistsand#160;about polar bears and our changing global climate? Find out in this fascinating entry in the Scientists in the Fieldand#160;series!and#160;

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In this captivating Scientists in the Field entry, follow scientists as they scan the vast Alaskan wilderness for polar bearsand#8212;the amazing creatures that have become the face of global warmingand#8212;but encounter more water and less ice than theyand#8217;ve ever seen before.

Synopsis:

In this awesome poster and game book—the extension of a popular feature in National Geographic Kids magazine—youngsters get up close and personal with 11 of their favorite animals. Each spread features introductory information to animals like tigers, sea turtles, and wolves, and includes games, facts, and beautiful National Geographic pull-out posters. Kids will use these charming posters to decorate bedroom walls, brighten lockers, or share with friends. And their parents are sure to approve, because they view National Geographic as a reliable, trusted source of fun and learning.

About the Author

Peter Lourie is the author and photographer of Whaling Season,which received two starred reviews,and#160;and The Manatee Scientists.and#160; Peter lives inand#160;Vermont with his family and he is an avid traveler.and#160; Heand#160;visited Alaska numerous times to write and shoot photos forand#160;Theand#160;Polar Bear Scientists and has been traveling to Africa to work on his next book about theand#160;Leakey family.

Visit Peterand#160;Lourie's website at #LINK<http://www.peterlourie.com/>#and#160;.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426307546
Author:
National Geographic
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
Lourie, Peter
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-General
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by ,

In this captivating Scientists in the Field entry, follow scientists as they scan the vast Alaskan wilderness for polar bearsand#8212;the amazing creatures that have become the face of global warmingand#8212;but encounter more water and less ice than theyand#8217;ve ever seen before.

"Synopsis" by , In this awesome poster and game book&#8212;the extension of a popular feature in National Geographic Kids magazine&#8212;youngsters get up close and personal with 11 of their favorite animals. Each spread features introductory information to animals like tigers, sea turtles, and wolves, and includes games, facts, and beautiful National Geographic pull-out posters. Kids will use these charming posters to decorate bedroom walls, brighten lockers, or share with friends. And their parents are sure to approve, because they view National Geographic as a reliable, trusted source of fun and learning.
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