The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

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The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

by Sandra Markle

First Release:

April 2017

ISBN: 9781512410150

In 2013, scientists discovered the olinguito, a relative of raccoons, living in treetops in forests of Central and South America—the first new mammal species to be discovered in 35 years. Maps. Author’s note. Suggestions to “Be a Science Detective!” Source notes. Glossary. Suggestions for further reading. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs.

  • ISBN: 9781512410150
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Millbrook
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 9"
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: 910L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Language Arts
    2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Seven to Ten
    Genre: Nonfic
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