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By Florian, Annemarie; Illustrated by Hughes, Alistair
"Kea are innately curious. They just love to try out new things and have evolved extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Discover how this built-in curiosity is a bonus for endurance and finding new ways to survive. Learn about the invisible and alarming threats kea now face..."--Back cover.Read more
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Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry; By Florian, Annemarie
Impressed with the spectacular size and startling features of these colossal crickets, Maori dubbed them Wetapunga, god of ugly things. Later, scientists chose the genus name Deinacrida, demon grasshopper.
So far 11 Giant species have been identified spread throughout New Zea...land and since 2009 the Weta Recovery Group established by the Dept of Conservation has colllaborated with dedicated organisations, iwi and individuals to help safeguard this threatened species.
This is the second book from Annemarie Florian in this series introducing threatened species. Her book Kiwi: the real story won the Children's Choice Non-Fiction award in 2013.Read more
By Florian, Annemarie
New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the char...acteristics of the Karearea and the challenges it faces are revealed.Read more
By Florian, Annemarie; Illustrated by Hunt, Heather
Shows the interaction between parents and new babies, demonstrated in care routines such as breastfeeding and nappy changing. On board pages.
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While the kiwi is often depicted as an endangered national symbol in need of our protection, this book takes a dramatically different route. Kiwi: the real story invites the reader into the secret night world of the North Island brown kiwi, illuminating the facts about its habita...t, diet, courting, and parenting.Read more
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