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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us

LUCY JONES · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

By the world-renowned seismologist, a surprising history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--these all stem from the same forces that give our planet life. It is only when they exceed...
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The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World

Abigail Tucker · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A lively adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture in search of how cats conquered the world, the Internet, and our hearts.House cats rule back alleys, deserted Antarctic islands, and our bedrooms. Clearly, they own the Internet, where a viral cat video can easily be viewed...
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Birds of the Photo Ark

Joel Sartore · National Geographic
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great and small.This elegantly packaged celebration of birds from around the world unites incredible...
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Exotic Pets: Family Handbook

Diana Geiger · Paddy Paw Publications
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Educational, amusing and entertaining. How to choose a pet that is just right for your family. Will it be a conventional pet like a dog or a cat, or one of the many great pets from the exotic pet category? Learn what it takes to care for exotic pets. Exotic Pets Family Guide discusses...
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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Biggest Problems

Matt Simon · Penguin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"A bizarre collection of evolution tales . . . the weirder, the better." - Entertainment WeeklyA fascinating exploration of the awe-inspiring, weird, and unsettling ingenuity of evolutionOn a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber's anus. To find...
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Teche: A History of Louisiana's Most Famous Bayou

Shane K. Bernard · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Shane K. Bernard's Teche examines this legendary waterway of the American Deep South. Bernard delves into the bayou's geologic formation as a vestige of the Mississippi and Red Rivers, its prehistoric Native American occupation, and its colonial settlement by French, Spanish, and,...
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Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America

Craig Childs · Pantheon
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Apocalyptic Planet comes a vivid travelogue through prehistory, tracing the arrival of the First People in North America at least twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts that tell of their lives and fates. This book upends our notions of where these people came...
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Complete Care for Your Aging Dog

Amy Shojai · Furry Muse Publications
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

THE OLD DOG BIBLE!Filled with comprehensive dog reference material from interviews with over 100 veterinary experts, this award-winning book answers all your must-know questions. Filled with heartwarming chicken soup -like stories, and the latest developments in veterinary care advice for dogs...
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The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make Us Human

John Bradshaw · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of being human Pets have never been more popular. Over half of American households share their home with either a cat or a dog, and many contain both. This is a huge change...
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Handmade Bird, Bee, and Bat Houses: 25 beautiful homes, feeders, and more to attract wildlife into your garden

MICHELE MCKEE ORSINI · CICO Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Build and craft 25 beautiful small homes and feeders to attract wildlife to your backyard. Handmade Bird, Bee, and Bat Houses features homes to build for everything from bees to bats, and bluebirds to butterflies. Each house is beautifully designed, with colorful details, but is also perfectly...
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What to expect when adopting a dog : a guide to successful dog adoption for every family

Diane Rose-Solomon · SOP3 Publishing
Pages: 179
Format: Print book

This item is Non-Returnable.
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Louisiana Swamps and Marshes: Easy-Access Hikes and Drives

Anne Butler · Univ of Louisiana at Lafayette
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

Includes directions and information for thirty-seven of Louisiana's easily accessible natural parks and wetlands.Louisiana's wonderful wetlands, coastal marshes, and swamps have meant much to different visitors over the years--sustenance for fisherman and trappers, food supplies for hunters,...
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The Ultimate Guide to Dog Care: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

Tammy Gagne · I5 Pr
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Dogs can bring companionship, fun, and unconditional love to their owners. To reciprocate for all of the joy that a dog adds to life, dog owners need to be educated about and fully prepared for responsible ownership and care. There's a lot to know when you're a dog owner, and this...
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Marine Life: From Tropical Fish to Mighty Sharks

Michael/ Sparrow Giles Wright · Amber Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Shores, seas and oceans are home to thousands of animals: from the mightiest sharks to jewel-like reef fish and armored crabs. This book provides a guide to marine creatures, using an entry by entry approach. Each entry includes a table of information on scientific name, order and family,...
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Bogs & Fens: A Guide to the Peatland Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada

Ronald B Davis · UPNE
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The definitive guide to the flora of northeastern bogs and fens
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