This memoir recalls America’s most divisive war of the 20th century. During my Air Force husband’s long absence in Vietnam, our five children and I lived among other waiting families in Schilling Manor, a community located in Salina, Kansas. There has never been another like it.
Many people have never heard of a pygmy hippopotamus because they are so rare. Most of them live in Liberia and West Africa’s Ivory Coast. Conservationists are concerned about their future survival in the wild, where illegal logging is their biggest threat. Cutting down their habitat’s rare trees means less food.
Is it possible that the largest animal on earth could be only a step away from becoming an endangered species? Ivory-seeking poachers often use cyanide to kill these highly intelligent elephants, which are so important to their ecosystem.
In this educational tale for all ages, Harper explains how an arctic hare is different from a fluffy pet bunny. Readers will also discover what his life is like in the Arctic tundra.