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Dinosaurs Rediscovered: The Scientific Revolution in Paleontology

Michael J. Benton · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this fascinating and accessible overview, renowned paleontologist Michael J. Benton reveals how our understanding of dinosaurs is being transformed by recent fossil finds and new technology.Over the past twenty years, the study of dinosaurs has transformed into a true scientific discipline....
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Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species

Marianne Taylor · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate illustrated guide to all known bat speciesBats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species explores bats and their fundamental role in our ecosystems through lavish full-color photographs and lively narrative. From the Giant Golden Crowned Flying Fox, a megabat with a wingspan of more...
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Our Planet

Alastair Fothergill · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With...
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The Last Elephants

Don Pinnock · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Amazing photographs of elephants accompany narratives from researchers, scientists, and conservationists celebrating elephants and calling for their preservationAfrican savanna elephants--among the most magnificent and beloved of our fellow mammals--are an extraordinary, social, and intelligent...
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Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County · Timber Press
Pages: 332
Format: Paperback

"This travel companion will shed new light on all that flourishes and flowers, or creeps and crawls in the vast urban-yet-still-wild sprawl of the city and surrounding area." - Publishers Weekly Los Angeles may have a reputation as a concrete jungle, but in reality, it's...
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, 2nd Edition

Andrew Fazekas · National Geographic
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space.Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages,...
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A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration

Kenn Kaufman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment. Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds. This vast parade often goes...
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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

Bryce Andrews · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Andrews' wonderful Downfrom the Mountain is deeply informed by personal experience and made all the stronger by his compassion and measured thoughts...Welcome and impressive work." - Barry Lopez The story of a grizzly bear named Millie: her life, death, and cubs, and what...
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Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary: 375 Tinctures, Salves, Teas, Capsules, Oils, and Washes for Whole-Body Health and Wellness

JJ Pursell · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

JJ Pursell, the bestselling author of The Herbal Apothecary, is back with a complete, one-stop resource for herbal remedies that heal and nurture the whole family. Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary offers safe, trusted natural remedies written by a board certified naturopathic physician....
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The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees

Meredith May · Park Row
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care...
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