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The Resource The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue, Dyan deNapoli

The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue, Dyan deNapoli

Label
The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue
Title
The great penguin rescue
Title remainder
40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue
Statement of responsibility
Dyan deNapoli
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
639.9/78470968
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL696.S473
LC item number
D46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue, Dyan deNapoli
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-292) and index
Contents
Wing to wing--20,000 oiled penguins -- Dolphin dreams and penguin pursuits--the seeds are planted -- Penguins--waddling wonders -- African penguins--a species on the brink -- Disaster strikes--the Treasure sinks -- The big cleanup--oil, oil everywhere -- Penguins in crisis--the world responds -- An impassioned plea--getting the call to help -- Salt River--birth of a rescue center -- The grueling work continues--the emotional and physical toll -- Angels in oilskins--12,500 dedicated volunteers -- Toothbrushes and dishwashing liquid--cleaning the oiled penguins -- Peter, Pamela, and Percy's long swim home--the world anxiously watches -- Thirty-five hundred hungry mouths to feed--raising the abandoned chicks -- SANCCOB--thigh biting and other hazards -- Robbery at gunpoint--our allegiance is tested -- Leaving the penguins behind--a difficult departure -- Hope on the horizon--the penguins survive and thrive -- Freedom for the remaining penguins--the rescue draws to a close -- The lucky survivors--how did they fare? -- Life after the rescue--the mission continues
Control code
ocn555641415
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
307 p., [8] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9781439148174
Lccn
2010017156
Other physical details
col. ill., map
Label
The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue, Dyan deNapoli
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-292) and index
Contents
Wing to wing--20,000 oiled penguins -- Dolphin dreams and penguin pursuits--the seeds are planted -- Penguins--waddling wonders -- African penguins--a species on the brink -- Disaster strikes--the Treasure sinks -- The big cleanup--oil, oil everywhere -- Penguins in crisis--the world responds -- An impassioned plea--getting the call to help -- Salt River--birth of a rescue center -- The grueling work continues--the emotional and physical toll -- Angels in oilskins--12,500 dedicated volunteers -- Toothbrushes and dishwashing liquid--cleaning the oiled penguins -- Peter, Pamela, and Percy's long swim home--the world anxiously watches -- Thirty-five hundred hungry mouths to feed--raising the abandoned chicks -- SANCCOB--thigh biting and other hazards -- Robbery at gunpoint--our allegiance is tested -- Leaving the penguins behind--a difficult departure -- Hope on the horizon--the penguins survive and thrive -- Freedom for the remaining penguins--the rescue draws to a close -- The lucky survivors--how did they fare? -- Life after the rescue--the mission continues
Control code
ocn555641415
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
307 p., [8] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9781439148174
Lccn
2010017156
Other physical details
col. ill., map

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