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The search for Olinguito

Sandra Markle

The search for Olinguito

Discovering a new species

by Sandra Markle

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Published by Millbrook Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Procyonidae,
  • Cloud forest animals,
  • Rare mammals,
  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    In the dark, Kristofer Helgen and a group of scientists peered up into the treetops of the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Staring back at them was a furry, four-legged creature. Could it be the mysterious, wild olinguito?Helgen had been studying the olingo, a relative of raccoons, for years. As he examined their pelts and skulls in museums, he noticed differences in a few. Through scientific investigating, he realized the different examples weren"t olingos at all he had discovered a completely new species.Next, he just had to find it if it still existed. Follow Helgen"s real-life science adventure through museums, laboratories, and the cloud forest as he makes an exciting modern discovery. Author Biography, Author"s Note, Free Online Content, Full-Color Photographs, Further Reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Table of Contents, Websites.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSandra Markle
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26924840M
    ISBN 101512410152
    ISBN 109781512410150

    Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. The olinguito is an olingo: it's of the same genus. On the other hand, it's convenient to talk about the olingos as a shorthand for all the other members of the same genus. I tried changing "olingos" to "other olingos" in the article, but it didn't read any better.

    Being observant, curious and asking questions can lead to valuable new knowledge. This is an important lesson for young naturalists, who sometimes think all nature is known by science. Sandra Markle’s fascinating new book, The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species [ ]. With lyrical text in both Spanish and English, we travel to the magical world of a cloud forest in the Andes of Ecuador. We discover the bounty of plants, animals, and other organisms that live there as we help a zoologist look for the elusive olinguito, the first new mammal species identified in the Americas since Not your usual ABC book, the alphabet works as an organizing feature and.

      In the book The Search for Olinguito, readers learn facts about what an olinguito is and where it lives, but they can also get a sense of the importance of publishing one’s findings. (There’s a fascinating moment when the scientist working on establishing that the olinguito is a distinct species submits a paper for publication and it. By means of the alphabet, this bilingual book introduces the cloud forest habitat of the olinguito, a recently discovered mammalian species from the Ecuadorean Andes. Via text that reads like poetry, readers join a zoologist in the cloud forest of the Ecuadorean Andes .


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The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species, is a wonderful non-fiction, science book for children, but I also enjoyed reading about the process.

When a scientist wanted to find out more information about the Olingo species, he came across pelts and skulls for an animal that had been labelled an Olingo, but was definitely different 4/5.

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species, is a wonderful non-fiction, science book for children, but I also enjoyed reading about the process.

When a scientist wanted to find out more information about the Olingo species, he came across pelts and skulls for an animal that had been labelled an Olingo, but was definitely different 4/5(2). Editorial Reviews "'Nothing new under the sun,' goes the old saying, but apparently there is.

Consider the first 'new' carnivore spotted in the Americas in 35 years—the olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina), a small furry member of the raccoon family, hiding in plain sight (though nocturnal in nature) in the Ecuadorian rainimpressed by the announcement of the new species in Author: Sandra Markle.

Young patrons who regularly stalk the s in search of kissin' cute animals will also gravitate to the wide-eyed, silky-furred olinguito, who has all this time been contentedly squeaking on his nocturnal swings through the trees, just out of sight of nosy scientists.

“This quick but wondrous look at the scientific search for the olinguito is an excellent addition to science collections.”—starred, School Library Journal Kirkus Reviews Reviewed on 15 December The Search for Olinguito (Library Binding) By Sandra Markle.

Millbrook Press (Tm),40pp. Publication Date: January 1, List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary. Description. In the dark, Kristofer Helgen and a group of scientists peered up into the treetops of the Ecuadorian cloud forest.

Staring back at them. Get this from a library. The search for olinguito: discovering a new species. [Sandra Markle] -- "Learn about the olinguito, one of the most recently discovered mammal species, the discovery thereof, and the "cloud forests" in which they live." The Search for Olinguito Discovering A New Species (Book): Markle, Sandra: "Learn about the olinguito, one of the most recently discovered mammal species, the discovery thereof, and the 'cloud forests' in which they live"-- Provided by publisher.

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The Search for Olinguito is a fascinating story, telling about how scientist Kristofer Helgen suspected and then confirmed that there was a new species in the raccoon family. Kristofer was studying another mammal, the olingo. He worked for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for. This is an important lesson for young naturalists, who sometimes think all nature is known by science.

Sandra Markle’s fascinating new book, The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species (), chronicles how a curious young.

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species is aptly named. Sure, it’s about a big-eyed, cuddly mammal. And the book is full of photos that will make you fall in love with the olinguito.

But the emphasis in the book is on the scientific work that went into that discovery. The book tells the. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. The Search for Olinguito. The Search for Olinguito. Discovering a New Species. by Sandra Markle. Millbrook Press, Minneapolis, 40 pages. The Search for Olinguito is a fascinating story, telling about how scientist Kristofer Helgen suspected and then confirmed that there was a new species in the raccoon family.

Kristofer was studying another mammal, the olingo. In scientists announced the discovery of the olinguito, an adorable relative of raccoons living among treetops in cloud forests of Central and South America. It was the first new mammal species in the Carnivora order to be discovered in 35 years.

Learn how scientists solved the mystery piece by piece over more than ten years, traveling to museums all over the world to look at similar.Olinguito, de La A a La Z!

/ Olinguito, from A to Z! by Lulu Delacre. 13 Total Resources 3 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Recording of Olinguito, de La A a La Z! / Olinguito, from A to Z! (Spanish Reading) Name Pronunciation with Lulu Delacre; Grade; ; Genre; Concept Book; Cultural Area; Latinx.The Olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina), is a newly identified mammal of genus Bassaricyon.

It is part of the Procyonidae family which also include raccoons. Its discovery was announced on 15 August by the curator of mammals at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

The curator discovered specimens of the species in storage at the Field Museum of Natural History and used DNA.