Jeff Corwin by Jeff Corwin
A Wild Life: The Authorized Biography

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A fascinating look at the real Jeff Corwin!

From growing up in an urban community near Boston, to falling in love with snakes, to traveling to exotic places, to becoming a beloved Emmy Award-winning television host of Animal Planet, this authorized biography will give readers a first-hand look at Jeff's amazing and adventurous life. Based on extensive research and one-on-one interviews with Jeff, kids will get an honest telling of Jeff Corwin's incredible journey from child nature enthusiast to naturalist and animal specialist.
 

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Explorer, naturalist, and wildlife biologist Jeff Corwin is the executive producer and host of the popular Animal Planet television series The Jeff Corwin Experience, currently in its fourth year, and host of the forthcoming shows King of the Jungle and Jeff Corwin Unleashed. Jeff firmly believes that it is through education and awareness that the natural resources, wildlife, and ecosystems that make up our planet will be conserved for future generations. Jeff earned two bachelor of science degrees, in biology and anthropology, from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts and a masters of science in wildlife and fisheries conservation from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst; in 1999 he was honored with a doctorate in public education from Bridgewater State for his lifelong work in communicating to the public the need for a sustainable approach to using natural resources and the importance of conserving endangered species. Jeff is also the founder of the interactive EcoZone Wetlands Museum in Norwell, Massachusetts. When he's not in the field he resides on a small island off the coast of New England with his wife, Natasha, and baby daughter, Maya Rose.
 
Published August 29, 2009 by Puffin. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In Indonesia, he witnessed an orangutan—rescued as an infant after his mother was killed—released back into the wild after years of training him to identify hundreds of edible plants and schooling him in “the rules of territoriality, which are different for males and females.” Here the author is ...

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The basking shark is the second largest fish in the sea, surpassed only by the whale shark.

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