Endangered Species Classroom Bibliography



Ackerman, Diane. 1995. The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds. Random House, New York.

Ackerman, Diane. 1992. Last Refuge of the Monk Seal. National Geographic 181(4):128-144.

Adams, Douglas and Mark Carwardine. 1990. Last Chance to See. Harmony Books, New York.

Anderson, Atholl. 1989. Prodigious birds: Moas and Moa-hunting in Prehistoric New Zealand. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Bell, Joseph. 1985. Metropolitan Zoo. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harry N. Abrams Publishers, New York.

Bradley Martin, Esmond and Chrysee. 1982. Run Rhino Run. Chatto & Windus, London.

Breeden, Stanley. 1992. In the Spell of the Tiger. International Wildlife September/October 1992:41-50.

Breen, John F. 1974. The Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. TFH Publications. Hong Kong.

Brown, David Owen. 1996. Giant Otters: On the Rise? Nature Conservancy 46(3):24-29.

Buick, T. Lindsay. 1937. The Moa-hunters of New Zealand: Sportsmen of the Stone Age. Thomas Avery and Sons Limited, New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Burney, David A. 1993. Recent Animal Extinctions: Recipes for Disaster. American Scientist 81:530-541.

Burton, Maurice. 1975. The Encyclopedia of Reptiles, Amphibians and Other Cold-Blooded Animals. Finsbury Books.

Burton, John A. and Bruce Pearson. 1987. The Collins Guide to the Rare Mammals of the World. The Stephen Greene Press, Lexington, MA.

Carey, John. 1995. Giants in Jeopardy. International Wildlife May/June 1995:6-13.

Caulfield, Catherine. 1986. In the Rainforest: Report from a Strange, Beautiful, Imperiled World. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Chadwick, Douglas H. 1991. Elephants: Out of Space, Out of Time. National Geographic 179(5): 2-49.

Collar, N.J., L.P. Gonzaga, N. Krabbe, A. Madrono Nieto, L.G. Naranjo, T.A. Parker III ND D.C. Wege. 1992. Threatened Birds of the Americas. The ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book, Third Edition, Part 2. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

Dechau, Claus-Peter. 1990. Rainforest Yields ‘Extinct’ Lemur. New Scientist 27:33.

del Hoyo, J., A. Elliott and J. Sargatal. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 1. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Derr, Mark. 1992. Raiders of the Reef. Audubon 94(2):48-56.

Diamond, J.M. 1989. The Present, Past and Future of Human-caused Extinctions. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 325:469-477.

Drost, Charles A. and Gary M. Fellers. 1996. Collapse of a Regional Frog Fauna in the Yosemite Area of the California Sierra Nevada, USA. Conservation Biology 10(2):414-425.

Ehrlich, Paul and Anne Ehrlich. 1981. Extinction: The Causes and Consequences of the Disappearance of Species. Ballantine Books, New York.

Eldredge, Niles. 1991. The Miner’s Canary: Unraveling the Mysteries of Extinction. Prentice Hall Press, New York.

Elliot, David K (ed.). 1986. Dynamics of Extinction. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

Fiedler, Peggy L. and Subodh K. Jain (eds.). 1992. Conservation Biology: The Theory and Practice of Nature Conservation, Preservation, and Management. Chapman and Hall, New York and London.

Fisher, James, Noel Simon, and Jack Vincent. 1969. Wildlife in Danger. The Viking Press, New York.

Fitter, Richard. 1968. Vanishing Wild Animals of the World. Franklin Watts, Inc., New York.

Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof. 1995. The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People. George Braziller, New York.

Fossey, Dian. 1983. Gorillas in the Mist. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.

Meffe, Gary C. and C. Ronald Carroll. 1994. Principles of Conservation Biology. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

Gore, Rick. 1989. Extinctions. National Geographic 175(6):662-699.

Gore, Rick. 1989. Neandertals. National Geographic 189(1):2-35.

Goudie, Andrew. 1981. The Human Impact: Man’s Role in Environmental Change. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Grayson, Donald K. 1991. Late Pleistocene Mammalian Extinctions in North America: Taxonomy, Chronology, and Explanations. Journal of World Prehistory 5(3):193-231.

Hoage, R.J. (ed.). 1985. Animal Extinctions: What Everyone Should Know. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Groombridge, Brian and Lissie Wright. 1982. The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book, Part 1: Testudines, Crocodylia, Rynchocephalia. IUCN – The World Conservation Union. Gland, Switzerland.

Grzimek, Bernhard. 1970. Among Animals of Africa. English translation by Wm. Collins, Sons & Co. Ltd. Stein and Day Publishers, New York.

Grzimek, Bernhard (ed.). 1984. Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 – 13. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Inc., New York.

Harcourt, Caroline and Jane Thornback. 1990. Lemurs of Madagascar and the Comoros. The IUCN Red Data Book. IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland.

Herrero, Stephen and Christopher Serveen. 1989. Bear Problems. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 12. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Hofman, Robert J. 1995. The Changing Focus of Marine Mammal Conservation. TREE 10(11):462-465.

Hunter, Malcolm L., Jr. 1996. Fundamentals of Conservation Biology. Blackwell Science, Cambridge, MA.

International Association for Quaternary Research. 1967. Pleistocene Extinctions: The Search for a Cause. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Jackson, Peter. 1991. Critical Situation for Wildlife in India. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 16. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Jolly, Alison. 1988. Madagascar’s Lemurs. National Geographic. 174(2):132-161.

Kaufman, Les and Kenneth Mallory. 1986. The Last Extinction. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Kellert, Stephen R. and Wilson, Edward O. (eds.). 1993. The Biophilia Hypothesis. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Kennedy, Michael (ed.). 1992. Australasian Marsupials and Monotremes: An Action Plan for their Conservation. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 19. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

King, Warren B. 1981. Endangered Birds of the World: The ICBP Bird Red Data Book. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

King, Wayne. 1989. Where Sustainable Utilization is Working: Report to the Crocodile Specialist Group. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 12. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Laurance, William F., Keith R. McDonald, and Richard Speare. 1996. Epidemic Disease and the Catastrophic Decline of Australian Rain Forest Frogs. Conservation Biology. Vol. 10, No. 2.

Line, Les. 1993. Silence of the Songbirds. National Geographic. 183(6):68-91.

Margolis, Mac. 1996. Single Lonely Parrot Seeks Companionship. International Wildlife Magazine. January/February 1996:51-54.

Matthews, John R., David W. Lowe and Charles J. Moseley (ed.). 1990. The Official World Wildlife Fund Guide to Endangered Species of North America. Beacham Publishing, Washington, D.C.

Messel, Harry. 1991. Sustainable Utilization: A Program that Conserves Many Crocodilians. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 16. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Milius, Susan. 1994. Now What Should We Do? (re: Mediterranean monk seal) International Wildlife Magazine. September/October 1994:47-49.

Mills, Judy. 1992. Milking the Bear Trade. International Wildlife Magazine. May/June 1992:38-45.

Mittermeier, Russell A., Ian Tattersall, William R. Konstant, David M. Meyers and Roderic B. Mast. 1994. Lemurs of Madagascar. Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series: 1. Conservation International. Washington, D.C.

Moffett, Mark W. 1995. Poison-Dart Frogs. National Geographic. 187(5):98-111.

Moon, Geoff and Ronald Lockley. 1982. New Zealand’s Birds. Heinemann Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Mukherjee, Ajit Kumar. 1966. Extinct and Vanishing Birds and Mammals of India. Indian Museum, Calcutta.

National Research Council. 1995. Understanding Marine Biodiversity. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.

National Wildlife Federation. 1987. Kingdom of Cats. National Wildlife Federation.

Nitecki, Matthew H. 1984. Extinctions. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Norse, Elliott A. 1991. Conserving the Neglected 71%: Marine Biological Diversity. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 16. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Phillips, Katheryn. 1994. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery. St. Martin’s Press. New York.

Preston-Mafham, Rod and Ken. 1988. Butterflies of the World. Facts on File, Inc. New York.

Primack, Richard B. 1993. Essentials of Conservation Biology. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, MA.

Pritchard, Peter C.H. 1979. Encyclopedia of Turtles. TFH Publications Inc. Ltd. Hong Kong.

Purves, William K., Gordon H. Orians, and H. Craig Heller. 1995. Life: The Science of Biology. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, MA.

Rattner, Robert. 1995. Make Way for Manatees. Wildlife Conservation. 98(5):22-29.

Raup, David M. 1991. Extinctions: Bad Genes or Bad Luck? W.W. Norton & Company, New York.

Reid, T.R. 1992. Animals in Japanese Society. International Wildlife Magazine. March/April 1992:42-47.

Rettig, Neil. 1995. Remote World of the Harpy Eagle. National Geographic. 187(2):40-49.

Ricciuti, Edward R. Rhinos at Risk. Wildlife Conservation. September/October 1993:22-31.

Ross, J. Perran. 1992. Medicinal Use of Crocodilians. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 18. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Ross, J. Perran. 1992. A Conservation Strategy for Crocodiles. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 18. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Rudloe, Anne and Jack. 1994. Sea Turtles in a Race for Survival. National Geographic. 185(2):94-121.

Salopek, Paul F. 1995. Gorillas and Humans: An Uneasy Truce. National Geographic. 188(4):72-83.

Schaller, George B. 1995. Gentle Gorillas, Turbulent Times. National Geographic. 188(4)65-71.

Selcraig, Bruce. Costa Rica’s Lethal Harvest. International Wildlife. March/April 1992:21-24.

Shafer, Kevin and Martha Hill. 1993. The Logger and the Tiger. Wildlife Conservation. 96(3):22-29.

Sieswerda, Paul and Janine Marquardt. 1995. Reef Reflections. Wildlife Conservation. 98(4):16-25.

Simon, Noel and Paul Groudet. 1970. Last Survivors: The Natural History of Animals in Danger of Extinction. The World Publishing Company, New York.

Smith, Fraser D.M., Robert M. May, Robin Pellew, Timothy H. Johnson and Kerry R. Walter. 1993. How Much Do We Know about the Current Extinction Rate? TREE 8(10):375-378.

Steadman, David W. 1995. Prehistoric Extinctions of Island Birds: Biodiversity Meets Zooarchaeology. Science 267:1123-1131.

Steadman, David W. 1991. Extinction of Species: Past, Present, and Future. In Richard L. Wyman (ed.), Global Climate Change and Life on Earth. Routledge, Chapman and Hall, New York.

Stein, Philip L. and Bruce M. Rowe. 1993. Physical Anthropology: Fifth Edition. McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York.

Strahan, Ronald (ed.). 1983. The Australian Museum: Complete Book of Australian Mammals. Angus and Robertson Publishers, Sydney.

Sundquist, Fiona. 1992. Blessed are the Fruit Eaters. International Wildlife Magazine. March/April 1992:4-10.

Sunquist, Mel. 1996. Tiger Pause. Wildlife Conservation. 99(3):56-64.

Tilson, Ronald L. (ed.) 1987. Tigers of the World. Noyes Publications, NJ.

Van der Woude, R., A. van Wijngaarden, J.S. Jackson, and E.P. Dottrens. 1969. Animals in Danger: A Study of Certain Mammal Species Threatened with Extinction in Europe. Council of Europe, Strasbourg.

Vial, James L. 1991. Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force Report. Species: Newsletter of the Species Survival Commission. Number 16. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Ward, Peter Douglas. 1992. On Methuselah’s Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York.

Ward, Peter. 1994. The End of Evolution. Bantam Books, New York.

Wells, Sue. 1985. Coral reefs: a failing resource? IUCN Bulletin. Volume 16. IUCN – The World Conservation Union.

Wells, Susan M., Robert M. Pyle, and N. Mark Collins. 1983. The IUCN Invertebrate Red Data Book. IUCN – The World Conservation Union. Gland, Switzerland.

Wildlife Conservation International. 1992. The Wild Bird Trade: When a Bird in the Hand Means None in the Bush. WCI Policy Report Number 2. New York Zoological Society.

Wille, Chris. 1995. Saving the Sea Cow. Nature Conservancy. 45(5):17-23.

Williams, James D., and Ronald M. Nowak. 1986. Vanishing Species in Our Own Backyard: Extinct Fish and Wildlife of the United States and Canada. In Les Kaufman and Kenneth Mallory, The Last Extinction. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Williams, Ted. 1996. The Great Butterfly Bust. Audubon. 98(2):30-37.

Wilson, E.O. 1988. Biodiversity. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.

Ziswiler, Vinzenz. 1967. Extinct and Vanishing Animals: A Biology of Extinction and Survival. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., New York.

Juvenile Literature

Behm, Barbara J. and Jean-Christophe Balouet. 1994. Endangered Animals of the Islands. Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, WI.

Clutton-Brock, Juliet. 1991. Eyewitness Books: CAT. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

Greenaway, Theresa. 1994. Eyewitness Books: JUNGLE. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

Heatwole, Alan M. 1990. Monkeys & Apes. Gallery Books, New York.

Lazo Evensen, Caroline. 1990. Endangered Species. Crestwood House, New York.

Redmond, Ian. 1995. Eyewitness Books: GORILLA. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

Silverstein, Alvin, Virginia and Robert. 1993. Saving Endangered Species. Enslow Publishers, Hillside, NJ

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