Hope for Animals and Their World
How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink

Goodall, Jane; Maynard, Thane; Hudson, Gail
Publisher:  Grand Central Publishing, New York, USA
Date Written:  01/01/2009
Year Published:  2009  
Pages:  416pp   ISBN:  9780446581776
Dewey:  591.68
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX16495

Goodall illuminates the heroic efforts of dedicated environmentalists and the truly critical need to protect the habitats of endangered species.

Abstract:  At a time when animal species are becoming extinct on every continent and we are confronted with bad news about the environment nearly every day, Jane Goodall, one of the world's most renowned scientists, brings us inspiring news about the future of the animal kingdom. Goodall--along with Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard--shares fascinating survival stories about the American Crocodile, the California Condor, the Black-Footed Ferret, and more; all formerly endangered species and species once on the verge of extinction whose populations are now being regenerated.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword: Jane's Feather
Introduction

Part I: Lost in the Wild
1. Introduction
2. Black-Footed Ferret, USA
3. Mala or Rufous Hare-Wallaby, Australia
4. California Condor, USA
5. Milu or Père David's Deer, China
6. Red Wolf, USA
Thane's Field Notes: Tahki or Przewalski's Horse, Mongolia

Part II: Saved at the Eleventh Hour
Introduction
7. Golden Lion Tamarin, Brazil
8. American Crocodile, USA
9. Peregrine Falcon, USA and Europe
10. American Burying Beetle, USA
11. Crested Ibis, China
12. Whooping Crane, USA and Canada
13. Angonoka or Ploughshare Tortoise, Madagascar
14. Formosan Landlocked Salmon, Taiwan
15. Vancouver Island Marmot, Canada
Thane's Field Notes: Sumatran Rhino, Indonesia
- Grey Wold, USA

Part III: Never Giving Up
Introduction
16. Iberian Lynx, Spain
17. Bactrian Camel, China and Mongolia
18. Giant Panda, China
19. Pygmy Hog, India
20. Northern Bald Ibis or Waldrapp, Europe
21. Columbia Basin Pygmy Rabbit, USA
22. Attwater's Prairie Chicken, USA
23. Asian Vultures, India, Nepal, and Pakistan
24. Hawaiian Goose or Nene, USA
Thane's Field Notes; Cotton-Top Tamarin, Columbia
- Panamanian Golden Frog, Panama

Part IV: The Heroic Struggle to Save our Island Birds
Introduction
25. Black Robin or Chatham Island Robin, New Zealand
26. Abbott's Booby, Christmas Island, Australia
27. Bermuda Petrel or Cahow, Bermuda
28. The Birds of Mauritius, Mauritius
29. Short-Tailed Albatross or Steller's Albatross, Japan
Thane's Field Notes: Blue-and-Gold Macaw, Trinidad

Part V: The Thrill of Discovery
Introduction
30. New Discoveries: Species Still Being Discovered
31. The Lazarus Syndrome: Species Believed Extinct and Recently Found
32. Living Fossils: Ancient Species Recently Discovered

Part VI: The Nature of Hope
33. Healing Earth's Scars: It's Never Too Late
34. Why Save Endangered Species?

Appendix
Index



Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements
Foreword: Jane's feather by Thane Maynard
Introduction by Jane Goodall

Part 1: Lost in the wild
Introduction
Black-footed ferret, USA
Mala or Rufous Hare-wallaby, Australia
California condor, USA
Milu or Pere David's deer, China
Red wolf, USA
Thane's field notes: Tahki or Przewalski's horse, Mongolia

Part 2: Saved at the eleventh hour
Introduction
Golden lion tamarin, Brazil
American crocodile, USA
Peregrine falcon, USA and Europe
American burying beetle, USA
Crested ibis, China
Whooping crane, USA and Canada
Angonoka or Ploughshare tortoise, Madagascar
Formosan landlocked salmon, Taiwan
Vancouver Island marmot, Canada
Thane's field notes: Sumatran rhino, Indonesia; Gray wolf, USA

Part 3: Never giving up
Introduction
Iberian lynx, Spain
Bactrian camel, China and Mongolia
Giant panda, China
Pygmy hog, India
Northern bald ibis or Waldrapp, Europe
Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit, USA
Attwater's prairie chicken, USA
Asian vultures, India, Nepal, and Pakistan
Hawaiian goose or Nene, USA
Thane's field notes: Cotton-top tamarin, Colombia; Panamanian golden frog, Panama

Part 4: The heroic struggle to save our island birds
Introduction
Black robin or Chatham Island robin, New Zealand
Abbott's booby, Christmas Island, Australia
Bermuda petrel or Cahow, Bermuda
The birds of Mauritius, Mauritius
Short-tailed albatross or Steller's albatross, Japan
Thane's field notes: Blue-and-gold macaw, Trinidad

Part 5: The thrill of discovery
Introduction
New discoveries: Species still being discovered
The Lazarus Syndrome: Species believed extinct and recently found
Living fossils: Ancient species recently discovered

Part 6: The nature of hope
Healing Earth's Scars: It's never too late
Why save endangered species?

Appendix: What you can do
Index

Subject Headings

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