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Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond

Alexandra Horowitz - Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From Alexandra Horowitz, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Inside of a Dog, an eye-opening, informative, and wholly entertaining examination and celebration of the human-canine relationship for the curious dog owner and science-lover alike.

We keep dogs and are kept...
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Smithsonian: Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants

DK. - DK
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

Discover the extraordinary diversity of the plant world--and how plants work--with this photographic celebration of the trees, flowers, and foliage plants that share our planet.

From tiny mosses and delicate ferns to vibrant blooms and stately palms, Flora invites you to explore...
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Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

MARYN MCKENNA - National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity - and human health threat - uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat...
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Zoology: Inside the Secret World of Animals

DK - DK
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From tiny insects to sleek great white sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close--from head to toe.

Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife photography, this beautiful...
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The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast

Andrew Blum - Ecco
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour through the global network that predicts our weather, the people behind it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet

The weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It's a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones,...

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The Dog: A Natural History

A?da?m Miklo?si - Princeton University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An accessible and richly illustrated introduction to the natural history of dogs -- from evolution, anatomy, cognition, and behavior to the relationship between dogs and humansAs one of the oldest domesticated species, selectively bred over millennia to possess specific behaviors and physical...
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The Meaning of Birds

SIMON BARNES - Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated and enchanting examination of the lives of birds, illuminating their wondrous world and our connection with them. One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live...
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The Secret Language of Cats

Susanne Sch tz - Hanover Square Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important messages, whether for us or other cats.Susanne Schštz is hard at work on breaking the cat code....
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Dogs For Dummies

Gina Spadafori - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Dogs For Dummies (9781119609070) was previously published as Dogs For Dummies (9780764552748) . While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. These days, people's dogs...
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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan - W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes -- Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior -- hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation...

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