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A boy and a jaguar

by Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953-

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The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate. Full description

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Summary: The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate.
Item Description: Book-CD combo.
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
ISBN: 9780547875071
054787507X
Author Notes: Alan Robert Rabinowitz was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1953. He received a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from Western Maryland College and a master's degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. His dissertation was about the ecology of the raccoon in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

He became a leading big cat conservationist for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He established the world's first jaguar preserve in Belize and a vast tiger preserve in Myanmar. He co-founded the wild cat conservation organization Panthera in 2006. He wrote several books including Beyond the Last Village: A Journey of Discovery in Asia's Forbidden Wilderness; Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed; An Indomitable Beast: The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar; and A Boy and a Jaguar. He died from lymphatic cancer on August 5, 2018 at the age of 64.

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