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Curious About Orangutans
Contributor(s): Shaw, Gina
ISBN: 0515159018     ISBN-13: 9780515159011
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
    OUR PRICE: $3.59  
Product Type: Paperback
Published: October 2017
Annotation: Primate Power!

What's got long red hair, toes that work like thumbs, arms longer than its legs, swings from tree branch to tree branch, and can even use an iPad?
The amazing orangutan!
Smithsonian's National Zoo is actively working to help save this endangered primate. Curious about how? Check out this 8 x 8 filled with full-color photos and lively text about how orangutans live and how the Zoo provides for their enrichment and survival.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Orangutans; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Apes, Monkeys, Etc.
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Conservation & Protection
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Endangered
Dewey: 599.88/3
LCCN: bl2017042627
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Smithsonian
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.25 lbs) 32 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Gina Shaw is a writer and editor who has taught children's book writing at Hofstra University. She is the author of the Smithsonian books The Poop Sleuth, The Buzz on Insects, Curious About Snow, Curious About Zoo Vets, and Welcome, Bao Bao. She lives in East Meadow, New York.

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum and research complex. Founded in 1846, it includes 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. Its vast collections house 138 million artifacts, specimens, and works of art, which represent our nation’s rich heritage, art from across the globe, and the immense diversity of the natural and cultural world. Learn more at