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The Resource The Last Panda, (electronic resource)

The Last Panda, (electronic resource)

Label
The Last Panda
Title
The Last Panda
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dependent on a shrinking supply of bamboo, hunted mercilessly for its pelt, and hostage to profiteering schemes once in captivity, the panda is on the brink of extinction. Here, acclaimed naturalist George Schaller uses his great evocative powers, and the insight gained by four and a half years in the forests of the Wolong and Tangjiahe panda reserves, to document the plight of these mysterious creatures and to awaken the human compassion urgently needed to save them.""No scientist is better at letting the rest of us in on just how the natural world works; no poet sees the world w
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schaller, George B
Dewey number
  • 599.74/443
  • 599.74443
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Giant panda
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation
Label
The Last Panda, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue; 1. ""Every Journey Begins with the First Step ""; 2. Winter Days; 3. Panda Politics; 4. A Footnote to History; 5. A Mountain of Treasure; 6. In the Hollow of a Fir; 7. Wei-Wei's World; 8. Death in the Choushuigou; 9. Travels in Panda Country; 10. Zhen-Zhen Eats Bitterness; 11. Tangjiahe; 12. Crisis; 13. Prisoners of Fate; 14. Rent-a-Panda; Epilogue; Appendices; A. In Search of the Kylin: The Endangered Wildlife of China; B. The Panda Is a Panda; C. Winter Birds Observed at Wuyipeng; D. Excerpts from the 1989 Panda Management Plan
  • E. Excerpts from Position Statements on Exhibition Loans of Giant PandasAfterword; Selected Reading; Index of Names; Index of Species and Subjects
Control code
ocn883571274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226112084
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883571274
Label
The Last Panda, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Preface; Prologue; 1. ""Every Journey Begins with the First Step ""; 2. Winter Days; 3. Panda Politics; 4. A Footnote to History; 5. A Mountain of Treasure; 6. In the Hollow of a Fir; 7. Wei-Wei's World; 8. Death in the Choushuigou; 9. Travels in Panda Country; 10. Zhen-Zhen Eats Bitterness; 11. Tangjiahe; 12. Crisis; 13. Prisoners of Fate; 14. Rent-a-Panda; Epilogue; Appendices; A. In Search of the Kylin: The Endangered Wildlife of China; B. The Panda Is a Panda; C. Winter Birds Observed at Wuyipeng; D. Excerpts from the 1989 Panda Management Plan
  • E. Excerpts from Position Statements on Exhibition Loans of Giant PandasAfterword; Selected Reading; Index of Names; Index of Species and Subjects
Control code
ocn883571274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226112084
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883571274

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