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Leardi, Jeanette.
New York : Bearport, 2008
IL 3-6, RL 3.9
ISBN 1597165344
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Look at these cuties!  Are they adorable?  Well, did you know that for a time, scientists thought they were extinct?  During the 1700s and 1800s, the Southern Sea Otter was hunted for its fur.  And then they seemed to disappear.  It wasn't until the 1930s that they were spotted again.  This is the story of how these little guys were almost hunted to extinction but have survived and are now on a come back.  They aren't out of danger yet.  There are fewer than 3,000 Southern Sea Otters around.  But there is hope that they are here to stay.
SUBJECTS:      Sea otter -- Conservation.
                        Sea otter.
                        Rare mammals.

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