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Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species of North America

This reference set addresses the need to consolidate information on native plants and animals that have been placed ont he list of threatened and endangered species. These volumes represent a starting point for planners, resource managers, developers, scientists, educators and students who are exploring the dimensions of natural resource management and environmental challenges as they impact the flora and fauna. The flora section includes information on status, when it was listed, family, description, habitat, threats, current distribution, conservation and recovery. The fauna section includes information on status, when it was listed, family, description, habital, food, reporduction, threats, range, behavior, current distribution, conservation and recovery. Includes color pictures, b/w picture and b/w illustrations. Set of three volumes. 1647 pages
c. 1990-1992, 3 Volume Set, H/C...$75.00
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Condition: Very good, ex-library with usual library markings

Official World Wildlife Fund Guide To Extinct Species Of Modern Times

Describes 211 species that are believed to have become extinct since 1570 & discusses their probable causes of extinction. Covers: Birds of the Pacicifc Islands & North America; Plants of the Hawaiian Islands; Fishes of North America; Mammals of North & South Africa; & Mammals of North America & the Atlantic Islands. Range maps, color plates, line drawings. Includes a gloassary. 410 pgs.
c. 1997, H/C, (Regular Price $65.00)...$27.50
Condition: Very good, ex-library, like new except usual library markings

Operation Rhino
by: Davis, John

A true story of an attempt to save the African Black Rhino from poachers. Well-written account of efforts to preserve the Black Rhino by capturing wild rhinos alive and transporting them to Gona-re-Zhou wildlife preserve. Author was a participant in the entire operation and brings his skills as a professional novelist to bear in telling of the close-calls, unxepected problems and pitfalls of the project. B/W photos. 233 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C...$12.50
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Our Threatened Inheritance: Natural Treasures of the United States (National Geographic Society)
Fantastic& stunning photographs along with informative text of rare, endangered & threatened land, plants & animals of North America. Color photos. 396 pgs.
c. 1984, Faux Leather Bound, H/C...$45.00
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Condition: Near Mint, no dust jacket

Philosophy & Practice Of Wildlife Management
by: Gilbert, Frederick F. & Dodds, Donald

Wildlife management, species management. A wildlife manager requires basic knowledge of wildlife species and their biological requirements and a skill in people management. This book should provide sufficient insight into the appropriate mechanisms for achieving these aims. An exposure to such subjects as animal physiology, ecology, wildlife nutrition and wildlife biology is assumed, and the writers concentrate on the historical bases for, and modern influences on, wildlife policy and management. 313 pages
c. 1992, H/C...$30.00
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Condition: Very Good w/dust jacket, previous owners name on inside page

Priceless: The Vanishing Beauty Of A Fragile Planet
by: Greive, Bradley Trevor

With this book the author would like everyone to discover the extraordinary creatures that can still be saved from extinction - and then do something about it. With a simple, poetic narrative that is inspiring and at times even amusing accompanied by stunning photographs of gorillas, humback whales, tigers, koalas, king birds of paradise, and many more, Greive and renowned wildlife photographer Mitsuaki Iwago showcase the earth's magnificent and diverse animal inventory. 147 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$18.95

Rare and Endangered Species of Missouri (1984)
MO Dept of Conservation

Lists rare and endangered species of native plants and animals in Missouri, with annotations describing their status, distribution, and the broad ecological community in which each species is normally found. 170 pgs.
c. 1984, S/C... $7.50
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Condition: Good, ex-library w/usual lib markings, well read, some wear on cover especially to corners

Rare Animals Of The World
by: Salvadori, Francesco

Covers 129 extant animals and a further 13 extinct animal species from all of the geographical regions including Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia, the Americas and the oceans. Topics: description, geographic distribution, habitat and population. An illustration follows each explanation. The language is simple but still provides an informative account of each species. Some animals covered are: tiger, panda, leopard, wolf, black rhino, blue whale, walrus, orangutan komodo dragon, the Cuban solenodon, Indri, olm, maned wolf, yellow-footed rock wallaby, pygmy hippopo and numbat. It focuses on not only mammals but also reptiles, birds and amphibians. 192 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$45.00
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Rare Breeds: Endangered Farm Animals in Photographs
by: Alderson, Lawrence

Engangered farm animals (cows, horses, chickens, pigs, goats, sheep, and the Poitou donkey) in photographs along with fascinating short text about each species and about efforts to preserve these extraordinary animals. Full page color photos on nearly every page. 144 pgs.

Restoring America's Wildlife: 1937-1987

The first 50 years of the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration (Pittman-Robertson) Act. In 1937, a coalition of conservationists persuaded congress to divert taxes to be distributed to the States for wildlife restoration. How their plan succeeded is told in this book. More than 30 recognized authorities describe the impact of this act on wild species. B/W photos, color photos, color illustrations, range maps. 394 pgs.
c. 1987, H/C...$25.00
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Rhinos Belong To Everybody
by: Grzimek, Bernhard

A survey of the African wildlife from the Congo & Sudan to the Cape. Vigorous text, full of information & a plea for preservation. B/W & color photos. 207 pgs.
c. 1962, H/C...$45.00
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S.O.S. Rhino
by: Guggisberg, C.A.W.

A survival book on rhinoceroses. This book is a passionate plea for the rhino's survival, it is also the most complete and informative natural history of all five living species ever to be published for the general reader. Mr. Guggisberg pleads the rhino's case with justice and feeling, and he describes the animals and their lives with infectious enthusiasm and deep knowledge. B/W photos. 174 pgs.
c. 1966, H/C...$25.00
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Survivors: A New Vision Of Endangered Wildlife
by: Balog, James

Protraits of endangered or protected wildlife created in surreal & unnatural environments. Each photograph is accompanied by information about the individual animal, including the threats to the species' survival. Coffe Table Size. Color photographs. 144 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$45.00
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Survivors In The Shadows
by: Turbak, Gary

This is a comprehensive book that casts a light on the animals living in the shadows of human progress. It describes all threatened & endangered mammals of the 17 western states -- more than 100 species. The book is divided into 2 parts, one dealing with species listed by the federal government as threatened or endangered, the other examining state-listed species. Locator maps, exquisite full-color drawings & maps, & a complete index aid the reader’s understanding. Entertaining & informative, this is an invaluable reference book, organized for easy research of individual animals. 160 pgs.

Vanishing Wildlife
Edited by: Roger Caras

In this unusual photohgraph & text document, esteemed naturalist Roger Caras provides fascinating yet disconcerning close-ups of those animals most threatened. Features 45 illustrations, 14 in full color. 64 pgs.
c. 1970, H/C...$7.50
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Wild Echoes
by: Bergman, Charles

Encounters with the most endangered animals in North America. This is a very personal, affecting account of one man's endeavor to come to grips with the fact that humans in the 20th cemntury are causing animal extinctions. 322 pgs.

Wildlife In Danger
by: Fisher, Simon & Vincent

This book contains information as objective as a global expertise can make it. It is an illustrated collection of facts about some of the more important living things whose survival on our planet is patently in danger. It covers mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and plants that are threatened with extiction. 29 color plates with over 100 pictures, and over 100 drawings in B/W. 368 pgs.
c. 1969, H/C...$35.00
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Wildlife Rescue: Alternative To Extinction
by: Graham, Jr., Ada & Frank

True stories of four people dedicated to the preservation of animals and birds. Whether in the jungles of South America or in the heart of New York City, they loved wild creatures and did what they could to rescue them. B/W photos. 136 pgs.
c. 1970, H/C...$12.50
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Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket

Witness: Endangered Species Of North America
by: Middleton & Liittschwager

Collection of photographs of 100 plants & animals currently on the endangered species list in North America. Each species portrait also has explanatory text written by the California Academy of Sciences that documents the habits, habitats, and eccentricites of each species. Color & B/W photos. 255 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C...$35.00

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