Endangered Desert Animals (Endangered Animals (Crabtree - download pdf or read online

By Dave Taylor, J. David Taylor

ISBN-10: 0865055440

ISBN-13: 9780865055445

Ten endangered animals are highlighted in each one e-book with transparent, basic textual content matched by means of gorgeous, full-color images by means of flora and fauna photographer and writer Dave Taylor. each one e-book is helping consultant the reader towards a better figuring out of the hazards those extraordinary animals face as their habitats are consistently degraded and destroyed. Animals include:
Bactrian camel
dromedary
wasteland bighorn
Gila monster
addax
Prezwalski's horse
desolate tract cats
and extra

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Page_27 Like all sheep, bighorns are excellent climbers and like to rest on steep slopes. From there they can see their enemies approaching. These include coyotes, cougars, and humans. ‫]ﻅ‬ page_28 (left) In humid, jungle areas, the ocelot's fur is orange. In the desert, however, its coat is gray. (right) The bobcat is most active at night, seeking the small animals it eats. This animal prefers to hunt alone. Its favorite meal is rabbit. ‫]ﻅ‬ page_29 Page 29 Desert Cats Endangered Cats The ocelot, jaguarundi, and bobcat are among the rarest desert cats in North America.

Do you think these methods could also be used in desert areas? Why or why not? Animal Kidnapping? The dromedary was removed from the wild so it could be used by people. Today it only exists as a domestic animal. If you visit a desert or another wilderness area, never remove any animal from its natural home. Animals have a right to remain in their home just as people do.

By the end of the war, the addax was almost extinct in the Sahara Desert. By 1970 there were only 1500 left in the country of Chad, where once there had been thousands. By 1990, only twenty years later, there were fewer than 1000 left in all of Africa. A Diet That Saves Lives The addax is now protected throughout its entire range. The chances of its survival are good because it is one of the few wild animals in the world that does not eat any of the foods that people or their domestic animals eat.

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