A Crash Of Rhinos

Author: Greg Danylyshyn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481431501
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Introduces in rhyming text the collective names used for various animal groups.

A Crash Of Rhinos A Party Of Jays

Author: Diane Swanson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781554510481
Size: 44.59 MB
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Presents eleven animal groups and explains how their social behaviors led to the collective nouns that describe them.

An Ambush Of Tigers

Author: Betsy R. Rosenthal
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1467777129
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Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay. Clever rhymes and humorous illustrations bring these collective nouns to life in funny ways, making it easy to remember which terms and animals go together. A glossary in the back matter offers further explanation of words used as collective nouns, such as sleuth meaning "detective."

A Paddling Of Ducks

Author: Marjorie Blain Parker
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 155337682X
Size: 19.82 MB
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A book featuring collective nouns from A to Z, specifically group names for animals--including an army of ants, a sloth of bears and a bask of crocodiles-contains detailed illustrations, visual jokes and delightful puns that these collective nouns invite.

Animal Groups

Author: Jill Esbaum
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426320604
Size: 74.55 MB
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"What do you call that group of animals? Learn the sometimes familiar and sometimes surprising names for animal groups from around the globe."--

A Crossing Of Zebras

Author: Marjorie Maddox
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
ISBN: 9781590785102
Size: 27.75 MB
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A combination of rich wordplay and captivating scratchboard art introduces collective nouns of the animal kingdom, from an army of ants and a school of fish to a crash of rhinos and a rumba of rattlesnakes.

African Rhino

Author: Richard Emslie
Publisher: IUCN
ISBN: 2831705029
Size: 56.74 MB
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The black and the white rhinoceros have become flagship species for international conservation. They are significant not only for the continuation of a major evolutionary heritage, but also as symbols for the protection of African savannahs. The battle for the survival of these species has been marked by some notable successes and sadly, many failures, and the situation is still critical. The international horn trade ban and the domestic bans imposed in most traditional user states have driven the trade further underground, in some cases inflating prices and making illegal dealing even more lucrative.This Plan is aimed at donors, government and non-government organizations, and all those involved in rhino conservation. It outlines the actions and strategies needed to catalyse support for these majestic animals, and help secure their future in sub-Saharan Africa. The overall conclusion is that, given the political will, stability and adequate field expenditure, rhinos can be conserved in the wild.

A To Zoo Subject Access To Children S Picture Books 10th Edition

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834350
Size: 29.48 MB
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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Soul Of A Lion

Author: Barbara Bennett
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426206674
Size: 64.96 MB
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For animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, and the vast readership for gripping true-life stories, this African saga is a must-read adventure. It chronicles the unique Harnas Wildlife Foundation in Namibia, where Marieta van der Merwe and her family, former wealthy cattle farmers, have sold land to buy and care for embattled wildlife. We meet Sam, the "AIDS" lion infected by mistake at a vet clinic. Boerjke, a baboon with epilepsy and Down syndrome. Savanna, the one-eyed lioness. And Marieta van der Merwe herself, the inspiring proprietor of Harnas who shares her home with needy wild animals. Survivor of an early life fraught with personal tragedy in the African Bush, she now devotes herself as care-giver and ambassador for wildlife and wildland. Told with insight, humor, and thrilling immediacy by author and Harnas volunteer Barbara Bennett, this story will captivate readers of all ages.