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Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. American Alligatorexplores the alligator's key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO. This item is Non-Returnable.

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Carla Mooney

Carla Mooney is the author of several books for young readers, a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. As long as she can remember, she has been in love with reading and writing. Carla lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband, Tom, and three children. When not reading and writing, Carla volunteers as the Pittsburgh Chapter Director for Flashes of Hope, a nonprofit organization that photographs children with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.

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