By Gina Sequeira,Christopher Newhard
— DR. MARC BEKOFF, writer of REWILDING OUR HEARTS: construction PATHWAYS OF COMPASSION AND COEXISTENCE, and writer or editor of 30 different books on animal habit and protection.
“This ebook is an amazingly particular and actual portrait of Toki's actual lifestyles, and the traumas and tragedies she has needed to pass though. i am hoping it is going to exhibit humans of every age, yet specially younger youth, how captivity for leisure devastates genuine orca people, with genuine houses and families."
— HOWARD GARRETT, Orca researcher and co-founder of Orca Network
Based on precise occasions, LOLITA LOVES the sea: the tale OF A WILD ORCA, deals either little ones and adults a bright insightful account of the lifetime of Lolita or Toki, the second one oldest captive orca on the earth, surviving within the U.S at Miami Seaquarium, Florida. flora and fauna researcher Gina Sequeira embarks readers on an intimate trip of the methods of untamed orcas, and onto Lolita’s psychological and actual fight as a prisoner. followed through dynamic illustrations from former San Francisco Academy of paintings teacher Christopher Newhard and Sequeira, Lolita’s tale could be instructed transparently with out words.
LOLITA LOVES the sea uncovers the awesome deep love between orca households, invitations us to reconsider our connection or lack thereof with cetaceans, and to extend our notion of them from outdoors the concrete box.
An wide epilogue presents extra medical details together with the present welfare of the Southern Resident orcas (SRKWs) of the Pacific Northwest, and the guts for Whale Research’s plan for “Toki’s trip again domestic” to her 88 year-old mom, Ocean sunlight, the strong but mild matriarch and chief of her family members pod.
Written for a while eight and up, Sequeira conjures up us to give some thought to the query of no matter if we're assisting or harming fellow non-human animals, and to ascertain our interactions with all animals when it comes to appreciate, morality and compassion for the ordinary world.
By Bradley Fuhrman,Zachary Stetter
By Ken Ham,Bill Looney
- find out how “the background booklet of the universe,” the Bible, allows us to appreciate all approximately dinosaurs.
- detect once they lived, what they ate, why we discover their bones, what occurred to them, and lots more and plenty more!
- See the shiny aspect in those appealing, full-color illustrations by way of artist invoice Looney!
Fully revised and up to date, this liked vintage will take you on a wide ranging journey throughout time to the biblical origin of dinosaurs. This pleasing event by way of Ken Ham explores the backyard of Eden, the fascinating days of Noah’s Flood, and the Tower of Babel. You’ll research the real background of the earth, and detect the very which means and goal of life!
By Cécile Benoist,Hélène Georges
Les humains et les animaux, c'est une longue histoire, surtout en Afrique ! Récits véridiques, légendes et traditions mêlés, réel et imaginaire imbriqués : cet album permet de mieux comprendre le lien intime qui unit tous les êtres vivants entre eux. Une vraie initiation à l'anthropozoologie !
By Barbara A. Somervill
By Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,William Munoz
It's no mystery that individuals and doggies are most sensible buddies. yet do you know that this distinct bond dates again tens of hundreds of thousands of years?
During that point, now we have purely grown nearer. Now state of the art technological know-how helps us research why we are so excellent jointly. Brain-imaging machines exhibit how easily seeing you makes your dog's mind remove darkness from in its gift middle. And blood samples show how only a contact or a gaze among dedicated associates releases valuable hormones that de-stress either pooch and individual. in truth, we actually communicate every one other's language--using pointing, barking, contact, and physique movement.
Dogs make our lives greater in such a lot of methods. they maintain us secure, rescue us in mess ups, and consultant us once we cannot see. yet a dog's most crucial activity is to be its person's ally. And as we research extra in regards to the similarities of individuals and our four-legged associates, it is transparent we're really made for every other.
By Michelle Levine
By Perdew Laura,Casteel Tom
What form of occasion may cause this kind of enormous die off? it is a query that scientists have requested for many years as they discover the factors of extinction. In Extinction: What occurred to the Dinosaurs, Mastodons, and Dodo Birds? readers a long time nine to twelve find out about the clinical investigative paintings essential to resolution those questions and locate the perpetrator in the back of mass extinctions. stick with the scientists as they appear in any respect strength purposes for extinction, together with asteroid affects, sizeable volcanic eruptions, over the top gases within the surroundings, weather switch, and extra.
Where do scientists locate clues to aid them resolution their questions? In rocks—scientists commute the globe to excavate the proof. they appear for fossils that may inform them what lived prior to an extinction and what lived after. additionally they research the chemical parts in rocks on the obstacles among geologic eras, in addition to the constitution of rocks. As they stick to the proof, the items of the puzzle come jointly to shape a clearer photo of occasions that occurred hundreds of thousands of years in the past, no matter if it’s an asteroid strike or a major volcanic eruption.
Extinction isn't just a specific thing of the previous. it really is occurring right away, at a better cost than is regular. due to this, there's debate approximately even if the presence of people in the world is having an identical impression as an asteroid strike or an important volcanic eruption. Are we at the moment experiencing the 6th mass extinction? And if this is the case, what are the factors? do we cease it?
Extinction: What occurred to the Dinosaurs, Mastodons, and Dodo Birds? comprises hands-on actions and important pondering workouts to motivate readers to contemplate people’ function within the present extinction, what we will study from prior extinction occasions, and the way they are often a part of efforts to avoid extinction. Hands-on actions, a enjoyable narrative variety, attention-grabbing proof, species spotlights, and hyperlinks to basic resources mix to convey the topic of extinction to lifestyles in a enjoyable and fascinating way.
By John Swartzwelder,David Schutten
By Susan H. Gray