Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife
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Extinct and Threatened Species

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Created in response to global concern for the environment, Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife raises awareness of how and why animal and plant species are disappearing today 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than the natural rate of extinction. Entries include 285 species profiles, the complete text of the Endangered Species Act, 16 articles, interviews with 13 world-renowned scientists, and interactive maps.

A Dramatic and Innovative Chronicle to Raise Awareness!


  • More than 400 photos
  • Complete text of U.S. Endangered Species Act and similar legislation from other countries
  • 100 animations (including interactive maps)
  • 50 minutes of videos

Product Features

Gather In-Depth Information!
285 species profiles include details about each species’ limited distribution and the causes for its endangered status.

Spark Analysis and Debate!
16 research articles discuss the introduction of alien species, fragmentation and destruction of habitats, over-exploitation, and chains of extinction.

Take Action!
Learn what legislation has already been passed to protect wildlife. Discover what more can be done to solve local and global environmental issues.

Produced under the patronage of UNESCO and in consultation with the National Museum of Natural History (Paris)


Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 98, Me, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Pentium 75 MHz or faster processor
  • 16 MB of RAM
  • 10 MB free hard disk space
  • 640x480 monitor, 16-bit color
  • 16-bit sound card and speakers
  • 4X CD-ROM drive

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac OS 7.5.3–9.2, OS X Classic
  • Power Macintosh or better
  • 16 MB of RAM
  • 10 MB free hard disk space
  • 640x480 monitor, thousands of colors
  • 4X CD-ROM drive

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Reviewed by 1 customers
5 star(s) great for the kids and grand kids

By truckman5402 Verified Buyer from cleveland ohio on 12/7/2008

Primary Use: Personal
Pros: Easy To Navigate, Lots Of Information, Engaging, Adaptive and Versatile
Describe Yourself: Quality Oriented

great tool to teach young children about how impotant it is to protect the aminals so they dont disappear from the earth

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