Pandas and Other Endangered Species: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #48: A Perfect Time for Pandas

Pandas and Other Endangered Species: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #48: A Perfect Time for Pandas

Mary Pope Osborne

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 0375870253

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #48: A Perfect Time for Pandas they had lots of questions. What do pandas eat? Where do they live? Why are snow leopards so scarce? How can we help? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.

Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!

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Zoo. Over the years, millions of people visited them. Endangered Species Ling Ling and Hsing Hsing came from the high mountain forests of China. These mountains are home to all giant pandas living in the wild. Pandas are a badly endangered species. A species is endangered when its numbers have become so small that the species is at risk of becoming extinct (ex-STINKT), or dying out. Today only about 1,600 pandas remain in the wild. A species is a group of plants or animals that are.

Disappeared about 65 million years ago. Extinction is a natural process—it makes way for lots of new species. But humans are causing animals and plants to become extinct too quickly, and fewer new species are taking their place. Species are being lost so fast that many are gone before they’ve even been discovered! Over 800 animal and plant species have become extinct in the past 500 years. Habitat Destruction Habitats are the places where certain plants and animals live. There are.

Harmful for all living things. Chemicals and waste such as oil, pesticides, or sewage pollute the soil, air, and water and put many species at risk. Climate change is another problem. When gases given off by factories and cars stay in the air above the earth, heat cannot escape. Most scientists say that this is warming the earth and causing rapid climate change. Some animals will have to move to cooler places if they can. Other species will simply die out. Ice in the Arctic is melting so.

Badly endangered because of habitat loss. If the lupine dies out, so do the butterflies. Scientists from the Oregon Zoo in Portland are collecting its seeds in hopes of saving the lupine … and saving the Fender’s blue butterfly as well. Orangutans Orangutans come from the forests of Borneo and Sumatra. They are large apes with long arms and bodies covered with reddish hair. Orangutans can live up to sixty years in captivity. Orangutans have opposable thumbs. They use tools such as sticks.

Away to a village in the mountains of Southwest China, close to a world-famous panda reserve. But they’ve arrived on the day of a terrible earthquake! Will they be able to rescue the pandas? If you’re looking forward to Magic Tree House® #49: Stallion by Starlight, you’ll love finding out the facts behind the fiction in Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker HORSE HEROES A nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House® #49: Stallion by Starlight It’s Jack and Annie’s very own guide to.

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