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The great penguin rescue saving the African penguins by Sandra Markle

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Published by Millbrook Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Sea birds,
  • Conservation,
  • African penguin,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Animal rescue,
  • Oil spills and wildlife

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About the Edition

African Penguins are in trouble, and many people are trying to help. Scientists and volunteers are working together in South Africa to create a hopeful future for these birds, one fluffy chick at a time.

Edition Notes

Statementby Sandra Markle
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26927218M
ISBN 101512413151
ISBN 109781512413151

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Dyan deNapoli’s book The Great Penguin Rescue tells the story of the largest wildlife rescue ever mounted. She was a penguin aquarist at Boston’s New England Aquarium when an oil spill occurred off the South African coast in , and she immediately volunteered to fly to Cape Town to help with the rescue. The Great Penguin Rescue is the recipient of a Silver Nautilus Book Award (for books that are ‘changing the world one book at a time’); was a top finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award; was selected as a ‘Must-Read Book’ in the Massachusetts Book Awards; and was named ‘One of the best natural history books of ’ by Library Journal. Dyan deNapoli: The great penguin rescue | TED Talk The world's largest volunteer animal rescue, saved more t penguins after an oil spill off the coast of South Africa. Dyan deNapoli tells the triumphant story. How does a job this big get done? THE GREAT PENGUIN RESCUE: 40, Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World’s Largest Animal Rescue is also available as an audiobook, and it is published in Portuguese by Brazil’s Zahar Publishing under the title PINGUINS.   See links below book image for purchasing both titles online.

  The Great Penguin Rescue tells the story of a flipper Dunkirk. Editor's recommendation. "[DeNapoli's] firsthand account of the rescue plunges the reader into the maelstrom of animal rescue and rehabilitation on such a large scale."/5(7).   The book's dramatic focus is the extraordinary response to a catastrophic oil spill off the coast of South Africa in , when an astonish volunteers helped rescue the penguins by cleaning oil from their feathers, from the ocean, and from the beaches where they live, as well as moving whole penguin colonies and caring for abandoned : Sandra Markle.   The Great Penguin Rescue by Dyan Denapoli, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().   Scientists use varied approaches to rescue and restore a dwindling penguin population in South Africa and Namibia. Penguins are birds Markle has studied and written about before, and they make an ideal subject for this companion to her accounts of conservation efforts for Brazil’s golden lion tamarins and Russia’s snow : Sandra Markle.