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Orangutan orphanage
Orangutan orphanage
Eszterhas, Suzi2016
Stunning photos by award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas give readers a rare view of these adorable animals and the high level of care they receive. "Orangutan Orphanage" invites readers inside the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine, operated by Orangutan Foundation International, in the South Pacific jungles of Borneo. It explores why baby orangutans become orphaned and the process of healing and rehabilitating them for return to the wild. It also highlights the people who work at the rescue center and how they aid the animals. Other special features include a map showing the orangutan s native habitat range and an index, glossary, sources, and author Q&A based on common questions from kids. Ages 7+
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Orangutan orphanage / written and photographed by Suzi Eszterhas.
Toronto, ON : Owlkids, 2016.
43 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm.
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Includes Q&A with the author and a glossary.Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Note from Suzi -- A Place to Heal -- A Hero for Orangutans -- Under Threat -- Welcome to the Care Center -- Foster Mothers -- Tender Loving Care -- Bath Time -- Jungle School -- Learning to Climb -- Forest Buffet -- Forest Playground -- Growing Up -- Let's Explore! -- Orangutan Sleepovers -- Back to the Wild -- Ecotourism -- Conservation -- Kids Ask Suzi.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryJunior Animals and NatureJ 599.883 ESZAvailable