The Great Leopard Rescue: Saving the Amur Leopards

By MARKLE, Sandra

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9781467792479
Publisher
Millbrook


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2016  |  Elementary

Gr 3–6—Amur leopards, native to eastern Russia and parts of northern China, are at risk of becoming extinct. Markle, a former science teacher, was inspired to write this work after learning about the dire state of these creatures. The narrative begins from the perspective of a young male Amur leopard on the hunt for his next meal. Markle segues into a brief history of these once well-established big cats and emphasizes the importance of their natural habitat, the taiga (a type of high-altitude fores...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Markle details the work of scientists as they race to save the declining population of wild Amur leopards--"the rarest big cat...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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