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The Marsh Lions

Author : Brian Jackman
ISBN : 9781841624280
Genre : Nature
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Follows the lives of a pride of lions in one of Kenya's largest game preserves over a five-year period and describes the other animals that inhabit the African marsh lands.
Category: Nature

Penguin Reader Level 1 Dynasties Lions Elt Graded Reader

Author : Stephen Moss
ISBN : 9780241483152
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 68.13 MB
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Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. Each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. The eBook edition does not include access to additional online resources. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. Sometimes families are happy, and sometimes they fight. Sometimes life is good, and sometimes it is not easy. It is the same for the Marsh Lions in Kenya's Masai Mara, and for all animal families.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

When The Last Lion Roars

Author : Sara Evans
ISBN : 9781472916129
Genre : Nature
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The illegal killing of Cecil – a famous and magnificent black-maned Zimbabwean lion – by an American big-game hunter in 2015 sparked international outrage. More significantly, it drew the world's attention to the devastating plight of Africa's lions. A century ago, there were more than 200,000 wild lions living in Africa. Today, with that population reduced by more than 90 per cent, many experts believe that without effective conservation plans, Africa's remaining wild lions could be completely wiped out by the mid-half of this century. When the Last Lion Roars explores the historic rise and fall of the lion as a global species, and examines the reasons behind its catastrophic decline. Interwoven with vivid personal encounters of Africa's last lions, Sara Evans questions what is being done to reverse (or at least stem) this population collapse, and she considers the importance of human responsibility in this decline and, more crucially, in their conservation. From the Lion Guardians in Kenya to the Living Walls of Tanzania, and the Hwange Lion Research Project in Zimbabwe, Sara meets both lions and their champions, people who are fighting to bring this iconic species back from the brink of extinction.
Category: Nature

Humans And Lions

Author : Keith Somerville
ISBN : 9781351365291
Genre : History
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This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in the wild and what was the best form of conservation? How best can lions be saved from extinction in the wild in Africa amid rural poverty, precarious livelihoods for local communities and an expanding human population? This book traces man’s relationship with lions through history, from hominids, to the Romans, through colonial occupation and independence, to the present day. It concludes with an examination of the current crisis of conservation and the conflict between Western animal welfare concepts and sustainable development, thrown into sharp focus by the killing of Cecil the lion. Through this historical account, Keith Somerville provides a coherent, evidence-based assessment of current human-lion relations, providing context to the present situation. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of environmental and African history, wildlife conservation, environmental management and political ecology, as well as the general reader.
Category: History


Author : Laura Marsh
ISBN : 9781426319396
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39.82 MB
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Developed by National Geographic in consultation with literacy education experts, a series of high-interest, exciting and easy-to-read books contain simple text, National Geographic photography and kid-friendly diagrams, as well as loads of information about subjects that really matter to kids. Simultaneous.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction


Author : Stephen Moss
ISBN : 9781473531062
Genre : Nature
File Size : 46.3 MB
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Family isn't just important. It's everything. From lions hunting as a pride to penguins huddling together to keep from freezing in the bitter Antarctic winter, many animals are dependent on complex social relationships for their survival. Powerful dynasties lay claim to vast swathes of territory, fighting off rivals and securing their hunting grounds for generations to come. Dynasties offers an immersive insight into the shifting hierarchies of animal families. Each chapter follows a different dynasty, from the Marsh Lions of the Masai Mara to rival packs of painted wolves, from a tiger protecting her newborn cubs to a chimpanzee troop and the penguin colonies of the Antarctic. Alongside tender moments when bonds are strengthened through grooming and play, the book charts the rivalries that tip the balance of power, when family members turn against each other and younger animals grow strong enough to challenge for control. With over 200 stunning photographs and insights from the crew of the BBC series, Dynasties reveals in astonishing detail the intricate social lives of our planet’s most fascinating animals.
Category: Nature

The Big Cat Man

Author : Jonathan Scott
ISBN : 9781784770334
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Big Cat Man - wildlife autobiography of Jonathan Scott, holiday reads and travel literature, including the BBC's Big Cat Diary, Paramount's Wild Things, and Elephant Diaries. Also included are photographs and illustrations by Jonathan and Angela Scott, plus coverage of the Maasai Mara and Serengeti, Antarctica, and travels to India and Bhutan.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hammer Crump Louis Marsh

Author : Martin J. O'Malley
ISBN : UCAL:B4447033
Genre : American drama
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Category: American drama

National Geographic Readers Lions

Author : Laura Marsh
ISBN : 9781426319419
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 71.53 MB
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Roar with lions in this exciting reader. Through beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these majestic big cats. This level 1 reader is carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Swimming With Dolphins Tracking Gorillas

Author : Ian Wood
ISBN : 9781841624044
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82.80 MB
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A guide to how, when, and where to ethically view wildlife up close in the wild offers the author's favorite spots, from tracking mountain gorillas and encountering pandas to meeting elephants on a walking safari and climbing in search of condors.
Category: Nature

The Great Migration

Author : Jonathan Scott
ISBN : CORNELL:31924051780728
Genre : Science
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Describes the seasonal migration of the herds of wildebeests native to the Serengeti wildlife reserves
Category: Science

Lions Share

Author : Jeannette Hanby
ISBN : UCSC:32106014139684
Genre : Lion
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Category: Lion

Bbc Wildlife

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924097698611
Genre : Animals
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Category: Animals

Prides Lions Of Moremi Cl

Author : Pieter W. Kat
ISBN : UOM:39015048572005
Genre : Nature
File Size : 40.29 MB
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"Illustrated with two hundred color photographs of lions at every stage of their lives, this striking volume reveals the worlds of four neighboring prides that roam the diverse habitats - swamps, seasonal rivers, dry floodplains, acacia forests, and thick woodland - of Botswana's Okavango Delta. Drawing on continuing field research begun in 1995, Pieter Kat shows how Okavango lions challenge long-held assumptions about sociability, mating strategies, and hunting techniques. Pride males will readily mate with females from other prides, sometimes even abandoning their original group; females often leave their offspring vulnerable to predators; and as hunters, lions are more prone to mistakes and scavenging than is commonly believed."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Category: Nature

A Pride Of Lions

Author : John Brooks
ISBN : UCAL:$B86149
Genre : Fathers and sons
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Father and son relationship, in which the son develops understanding through his father's adversity.
Category: Fathers and sons