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The Art of Falconry

Patrick Morel · Medina Pub
Pages: 488
Format: Print book

The Art of Falconry is an exhaustive guide to the diverse and fascinating world of Falconry. Drawing on author Patrick Morel's encyclopedic knowledge of the art, it is both intricate and accessible, lavishly illustrated with stunning photography throughout. Covering the fundamentals...
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Understanding Minerals and Crystals

B Cairncross · Struik Nature
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Minerals are the building blocks of rocks - they make up the solid Earth's crust. Understanding Minerals & Crystals takes a close look at minerals, how they form, why they differ and how to go about identifying them. It examines the nature of atoms and the way they bind together...
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The Pit Bull Life: A Dog Lover's Companion

Deirdre Franklin · W W Norton
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Everything you need to know about adopting, owning, and loving a pit bull All dogs are special, but living with a pit bull really is different. You know how loyal and lovable your dog is, but your life can be affected by the breed's undeserved reputation. The Pit Bull Life celebrates the everyday...
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101 Things to Know Before Getting a Dog: The Essential Guide to Preparing Your Family and Home for a Canine Companion

Susan Ewing · I5 Pr
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

If you're longing for the pitter-patter of four furry feet, you have some homework to do. When new dog owners aren't prepared, it's the dog who suffers, so it's very important to consider all angles of dog care and ownership before making the commitment. This book starts...
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The Complete Cat Breed Book

DK Publishing · DK ADULT
Format: Hardcover

Combining cat breeds, behavior, and training tips in one easy volume, The Complete Cat Breed Book is an essential reference to the basics of choosing and looking after a cat. Packed with practical advice on cat maintenance, from handling and grooming to nutrition, exercise, and health,...
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Animal Planet

Janice Biniok · T.F.H. Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

What's better than a well-trained dog? Well-trained dogs follow your lead wordlessly, behave graciously around others, and smooth the transitions of everyday life. They come when called, pull handkerchiefs out of your pocket, and curl up beside you when you come home from work. These...
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Life Size Birds

Nancy J Hajeski · Thunder Bay Press, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

John James Audubon would be proud to know that a life-size bird book is alive in the 21st century. You won't need Sotheby's auction house to buy this volume, though! Full-size images of beautiful feathered friends offer a detailed look at each North American species, while scaled...
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Horse Hoof Care

Cherry Hill · Storey Publishing, LLC; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Cherry Hill, America's most trusted equine expert, teams up with Richard Klimesh, a professional farrier and her frequent writing partner, to address the twin topics of hoof care and horseshoeing. Proper hoof care is one of the most important contributors to a horse's health and well-being....
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The Ultimate Guide to Raising Farm Animals: A Complete Guide to Raising Chickens, Pigs, Cows, and More

Laura Childs · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Imagine putting together a big breakfast using eggs straight from your own chickens and bacon from the pig. This is an ideal that many dream of but few ever get to experience. Now, with The Ultimate Guide to Raising Farm Animals, that dream can become a reality, and so much more.In The Ultimate...
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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

Bernd Heinrich · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history." - Kirkus Reviews Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths and ending up in the same...
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Fit Cat: Tips and Tricks to Give Your Pet a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

Arden Moore · Firefly Books, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Household cats are happy to lie about, preferably in a sunny spot, their only effort a trip to the food bowl or litter box. It is up to their humans to keep them healthy, physically active and mentally engaged. Fit Cat provides cat owners with a road map to the best care they can give their...
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Complete Guide to a Healthy Dog

Eve Adamson · T.F.H. Publications, Inc.,
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Keeping a dog healthy, well-behaved, well-adjusted, and a contributing family member takes planning and special knowledge. Animal Planetâ„¢ Complete Guide to a Healthy Dog is the essential reference for making a dog's life as healthy and happy as possible. From understanding how dogs...
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Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives

Nancy J. Merrick · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Jane GoodallA former student and colleague of Jane Goodall shares stories of chimps and their heroes, and takes readers on a journey to save mans closest relative.  Unbeknownst to much of the public, chimps are in trouble censuses show them to be extinct in four African countries...
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Maltese

Jenny Drastura · T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The lively and joyful Maltese has been bewitching dog lovers for years. Newly authored text by a Maltese expert demonstrates how these happy-go-lucky toy dogs can fit into any family willing to give them the time and attention they crave. Written by an expert on the breed, Dogs 101 Maltese...
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Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars

Margo T Oge · Arcade Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A distinguished expert offers a dazzling preview of the cars of the future, while exploring the science and politics behind climate change.As the director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality, engineer Margo Oge was the chief architect behind the Obama administration's...
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