Book Review: Endangered and Extinct Mammals

endangeredEndangered and Extinct Mammals is a short book geared towards kids to teach them about these animals.  It is broken down into Mammals, Endangered Mammals, Extinct Mammals, Helping Endangered Mammals, What You Can Do and A Remarkable Recovery.

The first chapter explains what a mammal is. Which is good because I’m not sure even I have a good grasp on that. (It’s kind of a wonder I graduated with all the subjects I am so confused on!)

It then explains that endangered means that they are in danger of dying out.  (See, now that I know.)

Then it goes into what animals are endangered and either more about each of the mammals or a reason why they are endangered and where they live.

Then it goes on to talk about some mammals that are already completely extinct.

There are also ways to help out – how there are laws to protect animals and how we have to keep things clean for other mammals.

A book that has a lot of info but is easy to read for younger readers and not that long.

I received a free e-copy of this book in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated

About the book

Asian elephants and Mexican long-nosed bats are two examples of endangered mammals. Few of them exist in the wild. Other mammals have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help? Read this book to find out!

 

Learn all about threats to animals around the world in theAnimals in Danger series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™collection. With high-energy designs and exciting photos,Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!

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