Renowned Hawaii artist Patrick Ching shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for Hawaiian monk seals in this colorful, engaging book for readers of all ages. Ching provides readers with a close-up look at the Hawaiian monk seal's habits and life cycle--from its beginnings as a lanky black pup to full maturity as an adult weighing more than 600 pounds. Ching concludes with a brief discussion of the ongoing efforts of government and private organizations to ensure the survival of this endangered animal.
- Publisher : University of Hawaii Press (November 1, 1994)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 48 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0824816226
- ISBN-13 : 978-0824816223
- Dimensions : 9.92 x 0.36 x 8.68 inches