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A Complete Practical Guide to Caged & Aviary Birds: How To Keep Pet Birds, With Expert Advice On Buying, Housing, Feeding, Handling, Breeding And Exhibiting

David Alderton · Southwater Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Step-by-step instructions on birdcare in the home or outdoor aviary, with 250 photographs of types.
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The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make Us Human

John Bradshaw · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of being human Pets have never been more popular. Over half of American households share their home with either a cat or a dog, and many contain both. This is a huge change...
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Protecting the Planet: Environmental Champions from Conservation to Climate Change

Budd Titlow · Prometheus Books
Pages: 587
Format: Hardcover

Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities. But in the past, heroic individuals have stepped forward to meet even the most ominous ecological challenges. This book tells an inspirational story--a story both of pioneering environmentalists who raised our collective...
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The History of Cats in 101 Objects

MEDIA LAB BOOKS. · Media Lab Books
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Cats have held human fascination for thousands of years, from the Ancient Egypt feline warrior goddess Bastet to modern YouTube videos of kittens riding on a Roomba. The History of Cats in 101 Objects is a fun, fact-filled visual history of the human relationship with cats. It's the perfect...
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The Ultimate Guide to Dog Care: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

Tammy Gagne · I5 Pr
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Dogs can bring companionship, fun, and unconditional love to their owners. To reciprocate for all of the joy that a dog adds to life, dog owners need to be educated about and fully prepared for responsible ownership and care. There's a lot to know when you're a dog owner, and this...
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Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World

NOAH STRYCKER · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Traveling to 41 countries in 2015 with a backpack and binoculars, Noah Strycker became the first person to see more than half the world's 10,000 species of birds in one year. In 2015, Noah Strycker set himself a lofty goal: to become the first person to see half the world's birds in one year....
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Setting Up a Tropical Aquarium: Week By Week

Stuart Thraves · Firefly Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

This authoritative encyclopedia--revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in current fishkeeping technology and technique-- takes a fresh look at the popular topic of setting up and maintaining a tropical freshwater aquarium. It begins with guiding hobbyists, especially...
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Bird Watcher's Digest Butterflies Backyard Guide: Identify, Watch, Attract, Nurture, Save

Erin Gettler · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Learn to identify the butterflies you see, and find out what to plant in your garden so they visit you at home!Butterflies are likely the most popular insects in the entire insect class. With their large, brightly colored wings and beneficial pollinator roles in the ecosystem, it's...
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Ultimate Dog Grooming

Eileen Geeson · Firefly Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

"This large-format, colorfully illustrated handbook will find a place on library shelves where a good, general instruction manual for grooming one's own pet and even establishing oneself as a professional groomer is called for." --BOOKLIST A professional groomer is expensive,...
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This Phenomenal Life: The Amazing Ways We Are Connected with Our Universe

Misha Blaise · Lyons Press
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Entertaining, colorful, and deceptively full of facts, This Phenomenal Life tells the story of the wondrous ways that humans are always completely at one with our surrounding world. From the vast galaxies above to the miniature microbes within, humans are organically connected to the complex...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat: 101 Heartwarming Stories about Our Happy, Heroic & Hilarious Pets

Amy Newmark · Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Sometimes you can choose your family ... by choosing to love a cat! But just because they're animals it doesn't mean they won't be as complex and individual as anyone else around. Our cats can be so good, and then they can be not-so-good, but boy do they give us great stories!...
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Bogs & Fens: A Guide to the Peatland Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada

Ronald B Davis · UPNE
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The definitive guide to the flora of northeastern bogs and fens
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Lonely Planet New England Fall Foliage Road Trips

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

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Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic,...
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Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

Amy Sutherland · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with two rescue dogs of her own, and years of research, bestselling author and Boston Globe columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs - and the growing number of dedicated...
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