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Last of the giants: the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species

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Publisher:
Zest Books,
Pub. Date:
[2016]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 8.9 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
1180L
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Today, an ancient world is vanishing right before our eyes: the age of giant animals. Over 40,000 years ago, the earth was ruled by megafauna: mammoths and mastodons, saber-toothed tigers and giant sloths. Of course, those creatures no longer exist, due to the evolution and arrival of the wildly adaptive human species, among other factors. Many more of the world's biggest and baddest creatures - including the black rhino, the dodo, giant tortoises, and the great auk - have vanished since our world became truly global. Last of the Giants chronicles those giant animals and apex predators who have been pushed to extinction in the modern era.
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ISBN:
9781942186045
9781942186052
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 8.9, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
1180L
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Full title last of the giants the rise and fall of earths most dominant species
Author campbell jeff
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Last Update 2018-05-03 23:20:38PM
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subject_facet Electronic books, Endangered species -- Juvenile literature, Extinct animals, Extinction (Biology) -- Juvenile literature, Mass extinctions, Nature -- Effect of human beings on, Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Juvenile literature, Wildlife conservation
title_display Last of the giants : the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species
title_full Last of the giants : the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species / by Jeff Campbell ; illustrations by Adam Grano
title_short Last of the giants :
title_sub the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species
topic_facet Effect of human beings on, Endangered species, Extinct animals, Extinction (Biology), Mass extinctions, Nature, Wildlife conservation