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The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story /

A chronicle of the efforts of Robert Allen Porter, an ornithologist with the National Audubon Society, to find the only remaining whooping crane nesting site in North America in an effort to save the nearly extincted species. Full description

Main Author: Kaska, Kathleen.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2012
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Contents: Part I: The making of an ornithologist, 1905-1946: 1. By some strange miracle -- 2. The decision -- 3. The clang of a bell -- Part II: Somewhere up north, 1947-1950: 4. Things of value -- 5. Unforgettable days -- 6. Small families -- 7. Vanished -- 8. The story of Rusty -- The hunt, 1951-1963: 9. A sudden change of plans -- 10. A different kind of revolution -- 11. Empty nest -- 12. Cards on the table -- 13. They came through the twilight -- 14. The Bob Allen Keys.
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Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 639.97832 K19m Due: 10/02/2014

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