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Description - Gone: A search for what remains of the world's extinct creatures by Michael Blencowe

A modern must-read for anyone interested in protecting our earth and its incredible wildlife, Gone tells fascinating stories of 11 extraordinary extinct animals from around the world.

This is a mindful call to conserve what we have now before it is lost forever. Learn what made these species unique; what their habits and habitats were; who discovered (or killed) them; what remains of them; and where we can view what survives of them today. Beautifully illustrated, this is not a scientific book--it is a life affirming, quirky and informative read that everyone will enjoy.

(Re)Discover: The Great Auk, flightless bird of the North Atlantic coastlines, The Spectacled Cormorant, seabird of the Komandorski Islands in the Bering Sea, Steller's Sea Cow, herbivorous mammal of the Bering Sea, Upland Moa, flightless bird of New Zealand, Huia, a New Zealand wattlebird, South Island Kkako, forest bird of New Zealand, Xerces Blue, gossamer-winged butterfly of California, USA, Pinta Island Giant Tortoise, Galapagos tortoise of Ecuador, Dodo, flightless bird of Mauritius, Schomburgk's Deer, hoofed mammal of the plains of central Thailand, Ivell's Sea Anemone, worm-like anemone of Widewater Lagoon in West Sussex, England.

With striking illustrations that reimagine what these forgotten creatures would have looked like, and humorous insights from a dynamic nature expert, this book not only resurrects the animals of yesterday, but tells of the consequences that our actions today will have on the species of tomorrow.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780711256750
Format: Hardback
(200mm x 150mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Leaping Hare
Publisher: The Ivy Press
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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