by Sandra Markle
Millbrook (Oct. 1, 2015)
Golden lion tamarins were once common in Brazilian forests. But years of deforestation caused their numbers to shrink. See how scientists and concerned citizens came together to rescue these remarkable monkeys from near extinction.
Why You'll Love It:
- Markle clearly explains the work of several scientists and acknowledges the contributions of committed Brazilians and their government to save the species through reforestation.
- Numerous photographs of the golden lion tamarins and the humans working to insure their survival introduce readers to the lives of these intriguing monkeys.
- Readers gain insights into the research, hard work, and patience involved in conservation efforts while learning about a fascinating animal.
Great for grades 3-6...and here's an activity from the publisher!
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