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Beacham's guide to international endangered species

Walton Beacham; Kirk H Beetz - Beacham Pub.
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

3 volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26-27 cm
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Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small

Rita Mae Brown - Ballantine Books; First edition. edition
Format: Hardcover

Rita Mae Brown's earliest memory is of the soothing purr of Mickey, her family's long-haired tiger cat, who curled up and claimed a spot in her crib. From there, a steady parade of cats, dogs, horses, and all manner of two- and four-legged critters have walked, galloped, and flown...
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Life Between the Tides

Adam Nicolson - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover


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How to Hold Animals

Toshimitsu Matsuhashi
Format: Hardcover

Learn from the experts - a pet shop owner, a veterinarian, a wildlife photographer, and a reptile handler - how to pick up and hold dozens of species of animals, great and small, furry, scaly, and feathery, including snails, chipmunks, chickens, chinchillas, stag beetles, lizards, hamsters,...
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Beasts Before Us: The Untold Story of Mammal Origins and Evolution

Elsa Panciroli

For most of us, the story of mammal evolution starts after the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs, but over the last 20 years scientists have uncovered new fossils and used new technologies that have upended this story.In Beasts Before Us, palaeontologist
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Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. 1 - Voyaging

Janet Browne - Knopf; 1st edition
Format: Print book

In 1858 Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside, respected by fellow biologists and well liked among his wide and distinguished circle of acquaintances. He was not yet a focus of debate; his “big book on species”...
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Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy

Zazie Todd - Greystone Books
Format: Hardcover

"Definitely a book your cat would want you to read!" - Dr. Sarah Ellis, coauthor of The Trainable Cat Cat people, rejoice! "Purr covers all the essentials to ensure we are raising our cats right!" - Ingrid Johnson, Certified Cat Behavior Consultant We all love our cats...
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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell - Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees "Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play in human history and in modern...
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Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Fossil Skeleton and the Battle to Define Human Origins

Kermit Pattison - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Discusses the search for the fossilized remains of the earliest human ancestors in the hopes that the discoveries will offer new insights into the development, origins and evolution of the human species and reveals what is known about existing fossils.
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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

Bryce Andrews - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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,...
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