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The Great Monkey Rescue

Saving the Golden Lion Tamarins · Nonfiction - Grades 4-8

by Sandra Markle

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Golden lion tamarins are found only in Brazilian forests. These small, remarkable monkeys once had plenty of space to roam and claim family territories. But years of deforestation caused their numbers to shrink. They were in serious danger of becoming extinct.

To help, scientists studied the animals in zoo settings. But they faced several mysteries. Why weren't golden lion tamarins reproducing in zoos? If scientists reintroduced zoo-raised tamarins to the wild, would those monkeys survive? And how could scientists give tamarins enough forest area for the population to grow? Find out how scientists and concerned citizens worked together to give golden lion tamarins a hopeful future.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint:
Millbrook Press ™
Publication Date:
2015
Series:
Nonfiction - Grades 4-8

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe PDF eBook 13.6 MB

Sandra Markle (Author)

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant. Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scaveng...

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