Book description: Surveys the history of the troubled relationship between wolves and humans, examines the view that these predators are a valuable part of the ecosystem, and describes the conservation movement to restore them to the wild.
Book description: Discusses the colors found in nature and provides instructions for more than a dozen projects to make dyes, ink, and works of art using plants and fruits commonly found in parks, gardens, or the grocery store.
Book description: The well-known scientist shares her adventures, observations, and discoveries of chimpanzees and their behavior; and discusses the need to protect the endangered animals and their vanishing habitats.
Dr. Jane Goodall visited the Houston Zoo on October 30, 2010. Dr. Goodall toured The African Forest, the Zoo's newest addition that opens to the public on Dec. 10. She saw the Zoo's new chimpanzee exhibit and the Zoo's 10 chimps.
Book description: Introduces many different species of sharks, pointing out such characteristics as the small size of the dwarf lantern shark and the physical characteristics and behavior that makes sharks killing machines.
Book description: Squirrel, a stray puppy, tells her life story, from her nurturing mother and brother to making her own way in the world, facing busy highways, changing seasons, and humans both gentle and brutal.
Squirrel, a stray dog, goes through her life finding friends and losing friends. She comes in contact with good and bad people. Always she continues to push on looking for a happy situation.
Book description: Follow a group of explorers and scientists as they travel to Papua New Guinea to find a type of kangaroo that lives in trees.
"Nokopo" (pronounced NOH-koh-poh), an eight-month-old female Matschie's tree kangaroo joey, is starting to explore her world with her mother at the Saint Louis Zoo's Emerson Children's Zoo.
Book description: Details through text and photographs the special bond shared by Owen, an orphaned hippo, and Mzee, a 130-year-old giant tortoise.
Book description: Endangered animals are drawn into uniquely crafted letters in this bold alphabet book that provides information on the habitat and class of these rare creatures and the threats facing them
Book description: Learn about the ingenious lifestyles of some of the world's most unusual animal partners.
Book description: Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
Yes, YOU can be a citizen scientist... So what are you waiting for?