Enraptured with raptors? Love lions? Protective of pelicans? Rob Laidlaw's latest book has something for everyone. Having exposed the cruel treatment of animals in zoos and the entertainment industry with his two previous books, Rob Laidlaw sets out to show a more positive side of the human-animal relationship: animal sanctuaries. From a bird rescue center in Los Angeles to a bear rescue center in China, this book examines numerous efforts around the world to rescue and care for animals in need.
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Gr 4–8—Laidlaw, a Canadian biologist and animal-rights activist, profiles a variety of sanctuaries throughout the world and the people who work to safeguard the wildlife. Examples include the elephants of a Canadian zoo that were suffering from lack of space and hostile weather conditions and wer...Apr 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Animal Sanctuaries and Rescue...