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Tracking Tortoises: The Mission to Save a Galápagos Giant



by
Kate Messner

Edition
Library edition
Publisher
Lerner
Imprint
Millbrook Press
ISBN
9781541596115
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Galápagos giant tortoises are fascinating—and endangered. They live only on the Galápagos Islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador. These tortoises face threats from the humans who live on—and visit—the islands, as well as from Earth's warming climate.

Join author Kate Messner on an a journey to the Galápagos Islands to see these incredible creatures up close and discover how cutting-edge technology is helping scientists to study and protect them.Author’s note. Galápagos tortoise time line. Glossary. Source notes. Bibliography. Suggestions for further reading. Index. Full-color maps, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs. 

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Format

Print

Page Count

64

Trim Size

10 5/8" x 8 7/8"

Dewey

597.92

AR

7.4: points 3

Lexile

1110L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Nov 2021

Book Genres

Narrative Nonfiction

Topics

Galápagos tortoise. Galápagos Islands. Conservation. Migration. Wildlife. Nature and the natural world. Animal behavior and characteristics. Scientific research. Science. Scientists. 

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