Return of the sea Otter: The Story of the Animal That Evaded Extinctionon the Pacific Coast download free [PDF and Ebook] by Todd Mcleish

Return of the sea Otter: The Story of the Animal That Evaded Extinctionon the Pacific Coast download free [PDF and Ebook] by Todd Mcleish year 2018
  • Book name: Return of the sea Otter: The Story of the Animal That Evaded Extinctionon the Pacific Coast
  • Author: Todd Mcleish
  • Release date: 2018/11/13
  • Publisher: SASQUATCH BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781632171375
  • Rating: 8.13 of 10
  • Votes: 835
  • Review by: Tanner Perkins
  • Review rating: 7.04 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A science journalist's journey along the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to track the status, health, habits, personality, and viability of sea otters-the appealing species unique to this coastline that was hunted to near extinction in the 18th and 19th centuries. These adorable, furry marine mammals-often seen floating on their backs holding hands-reveal the health of the coastal ecosystem along the Pacific Ocean. Once hunted for their prized fur during the 1700s and 1800s, these animals nearly went extinct. Only now, nearly a century after hunting ceased, are populations showing stable growth in some places. Sea otters are a keystone species in coastal areas, feeding on sea urchins, clams, crab, and other crustaceans. When they are present, kelp beds are thick and healthy, providing homes for an array of sealife. When otters disappear, sea urchins take over, and the kelp disappears along with all of the creatures that live in the beds. Now, thanks to their protected status, sea otters are making a comeback in California, Washington, and Alaska.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H39M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Oceanography (seas), Wildlife: General Interest, Endangered Species & Extinction Of Species, Wildlife: Aquatic Creatures
  • Available formats: TXTz, PDF, SNB, TXT, DOC, EPUB, WORD, TCR. Compressed in ZIP, 7Z, CBZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x188x23mm
  • Weight: 286g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Seattle, WA, United States
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