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Tortitude: The BIG Book of Cats with a BIG Attitude

Ingrid King · Passion Fruit PR
Pages: 117
Format: Print book

With about 2 million tortoiseshell cats in the United States, these special felines tend to be strong-willed, a bit hot-tempered, and often very possessive of their humans. Other words used to describe torties are fiercely independent, feisty and unpredictable. In Tortitude: The BIG Book...
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The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi

Julius Csotonyi · Titan Books
Format: Hardcover

The collected works of Julius Csotonyi, one of the world's most high profile and talented contemporary paleoartists. Csotonyi has considerable academic expertise that contributes to his stunning dynamic art.Csotonyi represents the natural world photorealistically and has been influenced...
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Wild Cats of the World

Luke Hunter · Bloomsbury Natural History, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2015.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From the rabbit-sized Black-footed Cat of southern Africa to bear-killing Amur tigers of the Russian Far East, the 38 members of the Cat Family include some of the world's most fascinating and magnificent species on earth. Supremely adapted for the kill, all cats are obligate carnivores;...
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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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Horse Owners' Essential Tips: Grooming, Care, Tack, Facilities, Riding, Pasture

Philippe Meyrier · Firefly Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Horse Owners' Essential Tips is chock full of the best proven advice on horse care. Shared among owners and riders for years, these tips and tricks revolve around daily maintenance and the most common problems that arise when caring for a horse. The book packs them all together in an easy...
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The Salmon

Michael Wigan · William Collins; 1st edition
Format: Book

A fascinating journey into the extraordinary world of the king of fish: the salmon. This beautiful book explores the natural history of this most mysterious of fishes. Michael Wigan explores the life cycle of the salmon, weaving his own experiences and stories of salmon fishing...
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1,000 Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Beautiful Butterflies

Adrian Hoskins · New Holland Publishers (UK)
Pages: 446
Format: Print book

This wonderfully illustrated book is essentially a photographic guide to the butterflies of the world. It will cover 1,000 species from every corner of the globe, encompassing all key families and species, including the likes of monarchs, birdwings, swordtails, morphos, glasswings, and so on. Species...
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Horses

Bob Langrish · Bloomsbury
Pages: 160
Format: Book

The lives of humans and horses have been intricately linked for thousands of years, with equines depicted in cave paintings dating back to 5000 BC. Horses have been developed by humans for many purposes--for war, for working in the field and in industry, for competitive sports events such...
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Miniature Schnauzer

Tammy Gagne · T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The Miniature Schnauzer is an intelligent, loving, and playful dog. Newly authored text by a Miniature Schnauzer expert shows how this charming and active breed has a big personality rolled into an economical package. Written by an expert on the breed, Dogs 101 Miniature Schnauzer is the essential...
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Bears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle

Edward R. Ricciuti · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Fang and claw have jumped the white picket fence as encounters with cougars in Chicago, alligators in Florida, and bears virtually everywhere have become increasingly commonplace. Author Edward Ricciuti explores cutting-edge research into why its happening, how it impacts all of us, and how to deal...
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Firefly Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

Chris Mattison · Firefly Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"With lush color photographs and lavishly detailed illustrations, this encyclopedia presents a striking abundance of information at a glance.... Strongly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries." --BOOKLIST (for previous edition) The Firefly Encyclopedia...
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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

Wendy Williams · Scientific American/Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA Best Book of 2015, The Wall Street Journal"Love is the driver for Wendy Williams's new book, The Horse . . . [an] affectionate, thoroughgoing, good-hearted book." -- Jaimy Gordon, The New York Times Book...
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