Bindi Irwin, daughter of the famed crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, helped to create this wildlife series. Bindi even chimes in on the audiobook, bringing to life her exciting stories. Both hers and Miranda Nation's performances are sweet, funny, and enthusiastic. Junior rangers will love learning about the Australian zoo through Bindi's lively perspective. This famous Australian's real-life mom and brother make appearances, too, in each of the included three stories: "Trouble at the Zoo", "Bushfire", and "Camouflage". With its focus on wildlife conservation, Bindi Irwin Wildlife Adventures will inspire young ones who love animals.
"Trouble at the Zoo" – Bindi's birthday party at Australia Zoo is going to be HUGE. But when a spoilt 10-year-old boy decides he wants to take home one of the zoo's precious water dragons, chaos ensues.Game Over! – Bindi and her friend are on a horse-riding trek in South Africa when they discover that the breeding sanctuary for the giant sable antelope is more like a game reserve for tourists with big guns. But the girls get caught spying, and may not get a chance to tell anyone what's really going on!
"Bushfire" – While on an early morning bushwalk, Bindi and her best friend notice smoke on the horizon. Bushfire! The girls spend an exhausting day helping out at the Australian Wildlife Hospital, caring for the victims of the fire.
"Camouflage" – Bindi, Robert and Terri have been invited to Singapore for the opening of a new reptile park. But the kids realise they will have to blend into their surroundings to help find a Komodo dragon that has disappeared from her enclosure!
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