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The tapir scientist / text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

By: Montgomery, Sy [author.].
Contributor(s): Bishop, Nic, 1955- [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Scientists in the field: Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013Description: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 9780547815480; 0547815484.Subject(s): Tapirs -- Brazil -- Juvenile literature | Tapirs -- Research -- Brazil -- Juvenile literature | Medici, Patricia, 1972- -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Tapir scientist.DDC classification: 599.66 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
On the tapir trail -- Tapir trials -- Tapir traps -- Tapir overload -- Tapir troubles -- Tapir tv -- Tapir treasures -- Tapir triumph -- The tapir trajectory.
Summary: This title in the Scientists in the Field series introduces young readers to one of the weirdest and most fascinating animals on the planet and recounts the extraordinary work of the dedicated scientists trying to save them. Full color.Summary: If you've never seen a lowland tapir, you're not alone. Most of the people who live near tapir habitat in Brazil's vast Pantanal haven't seen the elusive snorkel-snouted mammal, either! Join a tapir-finding expedition led by the Brazilian field scientist Pati Medici, and learn about the fieldwork, and the high-tech science at play, from microchips to the camera traps that capture the "soap opera" of tapir life.
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On the tapir trail -- Tapir trials -- Tapir traps -- Tapir overload -- Tapir troubles -- Tapir tv -- Tapir treasures -- Tapir triumph -- The tapir trajectory.

This title in the Scientists in the Field series introduces young readers to one of the weirdest and most fascinating animals on the planet and recounts the extraordinary work of the dedicated scientists trying to save them. Full color.

If you've never seen a lowland tapir, you're not alone. Most of the people who live near tapir habitat in Brazil's vast Pantanal haven't seen the elusive snorkel-snouted mammal, either! Join a tapir-finding expedition led by the Brazilian field scientist Pati Medici, and learn about the fieldwork, and the high-tech science at play, from microchips to the camera traps that capture the "soap opera" of tapir life.

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