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Sea otter rescue: The aftermath of an oil spill Roland Smith

Sea otter rescue: The aftermath of an oil spill

Roland Smith

Published January 28th 1993
ISBN : 9780153003523
Paperback
64 pages
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 About the Book 

When the Exxon Valdez struck the rocks in Prince William Sound, Alaska, nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the water. The result was an oil slick which threatened all of the area wildlife, especially the sea otters. This is the story of the animal rescue experts who went to Alaska to lend a hand. Illustrated with the authors own photographs, Sea Otter Rescue is a fascinating first-hand account of the heroic measures taken to save the lives of hundreds of sea otters.Inspirational and sobering. --Kirkus ReviewsSmith provides a fascinating look at the dedicated individuals improvising tools and techniques in a desperate attempt to help the otters. --Kirkus Reviews* A Picture Puffin* Full-color illustrations* 64 pages* Ages 7 up