Elephant Seal

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791732

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Description

An elephant seal has a thick layer of blubber that keeps it from freezing in cold northern waters. This protective layer of blubber was prized by hunters who killed so many elephant seals that there were fewer than 100 left alive. Discover how government leaders and others took action to save these sea mammals from extinction.

Reading Level
Lexile
781L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.0
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Marine Life Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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