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Wild Horse Scientists (Hardback)

By Frydenborg, Kay
By Frydenborg, Kathryn

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Dr. Ron Keiper and Dr. Jay Kirkpatrick are on a mission to study--and save--the wild horses of Assateague Island, Virginia. Braving extreme weather, biting parasites, and many watchful hours, they fight to balance a delicate ecosystem. Read Dr. Kirkpatrick's handwritten notes tha...t are both a diary and a scientific log, charting the lives of his equine subjects while documenting his affection and respect for some of nature's greatest survivors. And follow Dr. Keiper as he works tirelessly to find a way to manage the horse population with a birth control vaccine. Descriptive prose meets solid science as author Kay Frydenborg shares never-before-seen photography of the reclusive Assateague herds, andreveals the fierce beauty of their island home.
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ISBN 9780547518312
Released AU 1 Jan 2013
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Format Hardback
Series Scientists in the Field (Hardcover)
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780547518312
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Imprint Houghton Mifflin
Released 1 Jan 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Frydenborg, Kay
By Frydenborg, Kathryn
Series Scientists in the Field (Hardcover)
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
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 599g
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., Wildlife conservationists - Assateague Island National Seashore (Md.
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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