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Wild Horse Scientists (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Frydenborg, Kay

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Dr. Ron Keiper and Dr. Jay Kirkpatrick have both, in their own unique way, made the wild horses of Assateague Island, Maryland their lives' work. Experience Dr. Keiper's handwritten notes--taken over countless watchful hours in the field--which are both a diary and a scientific l...og that chart the lives of his equine subjects, some of nature's greatest survivors. And follow Dr. Kirkpatrick from the lab to the field as he works tirelessly to find a way to manage the horse population with a birth control vaccine, and helps keep the precarious balance of Assateague's ecosystem intact. Descriptive prose meets solid science as author Kay Frydenborg offers a rare glimpse into the wild herds of Assateague, sharing beautiful photos of the Assateague herds in their island home and of both of the scientists at work--some of them never seen before. This critically acclaimed entry into this award-winning series is one of the first titles to be published in a new format. Repackaged in a vertical orientation instead of a horizontal one, the book will have a sense of sophistication for middle grade readers while maintaining the impeccable research and design characteristic of the Scientists in the Field series.
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ISBN 9780544257467
Released AU 1 Sep 2014
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Series Scientists in the Field (Paperback)
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ISBN-13 9780544257467
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Imprint Houghton Mifflin
Released 1 Sep 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Frydenborg, Kay
Series Scientists in the Field (Paperback)
Category Biology, Life Sciences
Animals
Farm & Working Animals
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 279mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 599.6655
Weight 363g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Assateague Island National Seashore (Md. and Va.), Wild horses - Assateague Island National Seashore (Md. and Va.), Wildlife conservationists - Assateague Island National Seashore (Md.
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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