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The world"s disappearing wildlife

Maurice Burton

The world"s disappearing wildlife

by Maurice Burton

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Published by Marshall Cavendish in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife conservation.,
  • Rare animals.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaurice Burton, Robert Burton.
    ContributionsBurton, Robert, 1941- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL82 .B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4743041M
    ISBN 100856855073
    LC Control Number78056259

    Fewer than 1, giant pandas are left in the world, making it the rarest bear species. During a recent trip to China, First Lady Michelle Obama visited Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda. Since , Sartore has been traveling around the world to photograph every species that currently lives under human care. He's documen creatures so far. Satore's book, "The Photo Ark Vanishing: The World's Most Vulnerable Animals," as well as the October issue of National Geographic, features some of his work. Here's a look inside.

    Between and , the world lost , square miles ( million square kilometers) of forest, according to the World Bank—an area larger than South Africa. The Amur leopard and Sumatran elephant are just two of 19 species categorized as "critically endangered" by the World Wildlife Fund, while the white-rumped vulture, Philippine crocodile, and Chinese pangolin have been given the equivalent classification on the IUCN Red List. Keep scrolling to see 23 animals that are on the verge of extinction.

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