Breakfast in the rainforest: a visit with mountain gorillas

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Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Language:
English
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A photographer shares a rare glimpse of mountain gorillas in the wild — and inspires readers to help protect them.Powerful but shy, the African mountain gorilla struggles for survival in the rainforests of Uganda's national parks. Follow wildlife photographer Richard Sobol on an arduous journey to these hidden habitats and take a hushed, close-up look at the gentle giants as they nibble on leaves for their morning meal. Striking photographs of the little-seen ritual remind us of the wonders of this dwindling species, while a first-person narrative describes the photographer's journey — and tells of efforts being made to preserve these magnificent creatures.
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subject_facet Gorilla -- Uganda -- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park -- Juvenile literature, Rain forest ecology -- Uganda -- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park -- Juvenile literature
title_display Breakfast in the rainforest : a visit with mountain gorillas
title_full Breakfast in the rainforest : a visit with mountain gorillas / Richard Sobol ; with an afterword by Leonardo DiCaprio
title_short Breakfast in the rainforest :
title_sub a visit with mountain gorillas