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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

JAMES CHESHIRE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

"Where the Animals Go is beautiful and thrilling, a combination of the best in science and exposition, and a joy to study cover to cover." -- Edward O. Wilson, University Research Professor Emeritus, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, tracking animals meant following footprints....
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Ocean Life

Sally Morgan · PRC Publishing
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

From the shallows of the shoreline to the inky black trenches cutting across the floor, oceans house a complex and varied ecosystem. The sea's intricate food webs support more life by weight and a greater diversity of animals than anywhere else on the planet. Through awe-inspiring color...
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Rebecca Stefoff · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Book by Stefoff, Rebecca
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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet's Great Ocean Voyagers

ADAM NICOLSON · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Life itself could never have been sustainable without seabirds. As Adam Nicolson writes: "They are bringers of fertility, the deliverers of life from ocean to land."A global tragedy is unfolding. Even as we are coming to understand them, the number of seabirds on our planet is in freefall,...
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The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion?Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

PETER WOHLLEBEN · Greystone Books
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

"Like The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben's The Inner Life of Animals will rock your world. Surprising, humbling, and filled with delight, this book shows us that animals think, feel and know in much the same way as we do--and that their lives are, to them, as precious as ours...
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The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife

LUCY COOKE · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal worldHumans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got a long way to go. Whether we're seeing...
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The Dogma of Rufus: A Canine Guide to Eating, Sleeping, Digging, Slobbering, Scratching, and Surviving with Humans

Larry Arnstein · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Book

So, you’ve been ripped out from your mother’s paws and taken in by a strange family of humans that has kids who insist on flapping your floppy ears and dressing you up like a ladybug. These new human-folk are trying to “teach” you things, like sitting or not ripping...
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On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon;

Alan Tennant · Knopf
Pages: 301
Format: Hardcover

In this extraordinary narrative, Alan Tennant, a passionate observer of nature, recounts his all-out effort to radio-track the transcontinental migration of the peregrine falcon - an investigation no one before him had ever taken to such lengths. On the Wing transports us from the windswept...
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The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog's Life Quality and Longevity

Demian Dressler · Maui Media, LLC; Secondtion edition
Format: Print book

If your dog has cancer, you need this book. No matter what you’ve heard, there are always steps you can take to help your dog fight (and even beat) cancer. This scientifically researched guide is your complete reference for practical, evidence-based strategies that can optimize...
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The Guinea Pig Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)

Sharon Vanderlip D.V.M. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Barron's Pet Handbooks are written, designed, and illustrated in much the same attractive style as Barron's best selling Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. However, Handbooks have a larger page-count and with it, more extensive and detailed coverage of each title's subject pet....
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Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You

Jon Katz · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

There are so many benefits to learning how to communicate with animals. Love, trust, a spiritual connection that goes to the heart of the human-animal bond. Every time I listen to them, I learn about myself.We seem to need animals in our disconnected lives more and more, yet we understand...
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The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle

Sara Wheeler · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleMore than a decade ago, Sara Wheeler traveled to Antarctica to understand a continent nearly lost to myth and lore. In the widely acclaimed, bestselling Terra Incognita, she chronicled her quest to find a hidden history buried in Antarctica’s...
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