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"Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Living with...
Introduces the dolphin family to young readers and defines the difference between a dolphin and a porpoise although they are both in the whale family as mammals. Discusses their behaviors, diet, and communication by high-pitched clicks. A dolphin female give birth to a single calf which weighs about thirty to fifty pounds and will nurse for about a year and a half.
"You're deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature's gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He's playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he's happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world."--Amazon.com.
On the shores of Resurrection Bay, in the little town of Seward, Alaska, sits the Alaska SeaLife Center, an aquarium visited by people from all over the world. Behind the tanks and exhibits, tucked away from the public's view, is a small wildlife hospital where the Alaska SeaLife Center's Wildlife Rescue Team treats some special marine mammal patients, including sea lions, seals, walruses, and sea otters.