The richness of life on our planet has been diminished by the endangerment and extinction of many wonderful species of plants and animals. But what can be done to reverse this sad trend? Are zoos the answer? Is cloning? Might we someday be able re-create extinct species? This thoughtful book examines the imperiled natural world and the efforts of scientists who seek to protect and catalog its diversity.
Common Core Alignment:
RI.4.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.