Kakapo Rescue by Sy Montgomery audiobook

Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

By Sy Montgomery
Read by Andrea Gallo

Recorded Books, Inc.
2.23 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781490639055

On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds-the largest and most unusual parrots on earth-have suffered devastating population loss. Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand's National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand. Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo.

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Summary

Summary

On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds-the largest and most unusual parrots on earth-have suffered devastating population loss. Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand's National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand. Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Another winning entry in the Scientists in the Field series. This time, the intrepid duo heads to a remote island off the southern tip of New Zealand, where they join a local government-sponsored research team that is working to save the Kakapo parrot from extinction…Young readers will be fascinated by the incredible measures that the passionate workers follow to help the new birds hatch…an awe-inspiring…Like many of the team’s previous titles, this offers excellent support for units about animal conservation.” Booklist
“An intimate look at a concerted effort to save a drastically endangered species unfamiliar to most of the world outside Down Under…[they] will gobble up this tribute to ecological science in action.” School Library Journal

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Author Bio: Sy Montgomery

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.23
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English