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A Home Away from Home

True Stories of Wild Animal Sanctuaries

by Nicholas Read
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: animal welfare, hippos & rhinos, apes, monkeys, etc.

An informative book for middle-grade readers about sanctuaries across North America that rescue wild animals and provide them with safe places to live.

Years ago, most major cities in North America had zoos full of exotic or wild animals in tiny cages. It was also not uncommon for wild animals to be kept as pets or trained to perform in circuses. To …

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5 Rhinos

by Anne Dagg
edition: Hardcover
tagged: hippos & rhinos

5 Rhinos is an engaging and informational look at the world of the rhinoceros through verbal portraits of five actual animals.
Greatly endangered in today's world as a result of poachers seeking rhino horn for illegal black markets in Asia, these true stories should help increase public consciousness around the world.

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Do You Know Rhinoceros?

by Alain M. Bergeron, illustrated by Sampar
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: hippos & rhinos

This new addition to the popular Do You Know series tells young naturalists everything they ever wanted to know about rhinos: — The record for the longest horn is held by a white rhinoceros. Its horn was 1.66 metres (5.2 feet) long. — A broken horn will regrow in two to three years. Just like our nails and hair, a rhinoceros horn is made of ker …

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Do You Know The Rhinoceros?

by Alain M. Bergeron & Michel Quintin, illustrated by Sampar, translated by Solange Messier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: hippos & rhinos

This new addition to the popular Do You Know series tells young naturalists everything they ever wanted to know about rhinos:
— The record for the longest horn is held by a white rhinoceros. Its horn was 1.66 metres (5.2 feet) long.

— A broken horn will regrow in two to three years. Just like our nails and hair, a rhinoceros horn is made of ke …

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