As a huge wildfire roared along the Funny River in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, firefighters rushed to the rescue. When they found five three-week-old wolf pups in need, they raced into action to save the whole litter. With no wolf parents to help, zookeepers and vets at the Alaska Zoo made sure the babies grew into a healthy, happy pack. Follow this true story as the pups travel from their charred forest to the Alaska Zoo, where they grow big and strong before finally moving to their forever home at the Minnesota Zoo.
Books in the Hello, Everglades! series take young readers on a journey through the Everglades, exploring the flora and fauna of the region. Each book uses the whole language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book. Books in this series include author biography and teaching guides.
At one time rainforests covered about 14% of the earth's surface; now they're reduced to just 6%. As home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species ever known, this decline has grave implications for both man and animal kingdoms. A is for Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet explores the world's rainforests as it explains their important role and showcases their wonders.
Brown bears are some of the biggest bears at the zoo. Read about brown bears, including how big they get, what they like to eat, and how they move.
Cheetahs are so fast. The cheetah is the fastest animal at the zoo. Read more about cheetahs at the zoo.
Flamingos are pink birds who like to stand on one leg. Although 4-5 feet tall, adult flamingos only weigh 4-5 pounds. Read more about flamingos at the zoo.
Lions have a very loud roar that can be heard from many miles away. Learn about lions at the zoo.