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Author : Joel Sartore Pages : 160 pages Publisher : Focal Point Language : eng ISBN-10 : 1426205759 ISBN-13 : 9781426205 750

Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species Wh en a few of the se pho tog rap hs first app ear ed in the Nat ion


al Geo gra phi c ma gaz ine Jan uar y 200 9 issu e, the y wer e hail ed as an arr esti ng rem ind er of the hun dre ds of spe cies teet erin g on the


brin k of fina l exti ncti on —m ore tha n 1,2 00 ani mal s and pla nts in all. No w, in Rar e, Joel Sar tor e and Nat ion al Geo gra phi c pre sen t 80


ico nic ima ges , rep res enti ng a lifel ong co mm itm ent to the nat ural wor ld and a thr eeyea r inv esti gati on into the End ang ere d Spe cies Act and


the cre atu res it exis ts to pro tect .Thi s boo k will giv e rea der s not onl ya bro ade r und erst and ing of the hist ory and pur pos e of the End ang ere


d Spe cies Act, but als o an inti mat e loo k at the ver y spe cies it see ks to pre ser ve. Wit h stu nni ng upclos e por trai ts on eve ry pag e, this


imp ort ant vol um e evo kes sy mp ath etic wo nde r at the vas t and am azi ng arr ay of pla nts and ani mal s still in nee d of pro tect ion. Itse lf a cre atio


n of par ticu lar bea uty, Rar e offe rs elo que nt pro of tha ta pict ure real ly is wor th a tho usa nd wor ds as it sho ws us, one afte r ano the r, sco res


of uni que ly rem ark abl e and seri ous ly thr eat ene d lifefor ms. It is a co mp elli ng stor y and a ma nyfac ete d, brill iant jew el of a boo k. Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species

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Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species  

Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species  

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