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Backyard Livestock: Raising Good, Natural Food for Your Family

GEORGE B LOOBY · Countryman Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A new edition of the essential guide to animal husbandry Have you ever celebrated Thanksgiving with a turkey from a local farm, instead of a packaged, frozen supermarket bird? Ever cracked a farm-fresh egg into the skillet next to a store-bought one? The difference in quality can't...
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The Dogs of Avalon: The Race to Save Animals in Peril

Laura Schenone · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After adopting an Irish sight hound, Laura Schenone discovers a remarkable and little-known fight to gain justice for dogs and for all animals.

Greyhounds, bred to be the fastest racing dogs on earth, are streaks of lightning. Beautiful, astonishing creatures, tens of thousands...

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Dog Gone: A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home

Pauls Toutonghi · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The true story of a lost dog's journey and a family's furious search to find him before it is too late.

Saturday, October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. His beloved dog - a six-year-old golden retriever mix named Gonker - bolts into the woods....

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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.

No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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A Practical Illustrated Guide To Attracting & Feeding Garden Birds: The Complete Book Of Bird Feeders, Bird Tables, Birdbaths, Nest Boxes And Backyard Birdwatching

Jen Green · Southwater
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A natural-history guide to wild birds with 25 build-your-own birdhouse projects, shown in 760 pictures.
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Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic,...
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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

PETER BRANNEN · Ecco
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse...

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America's Great National Forests, Wildernesses, and Grasslands

Char Miller · Rizzoli
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The outdoor enthusiast's dream bucket list is embodied in this illustrated celebration of our greatest national forests, from Alaska to Florida. For more than a century, America's national forests have proved an environmental gift and cultural treasure, our spectacular backyard. Under the management...
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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time

Will McCallum · Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

An accessible guide to the changes we can all make - small and large - to rid our lives of disposable plastic and clean up the world's oceans

It takes 450 years for a plastic bottle to fully biodegrade, and there are around 12.7 million tons of plastic entering the ocean each year....
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National Geographic Traveler Costa Rica 5th Edition

CHRISTOPHER P BAKER · National Geographic
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Travel to Costa Rica to enjoy white-water rafting, the pristine beaches of Guanacaste, vibrant San Jose, and the Nicoya Peninsula--with National Geographic as your trusted guide.

This dazzling guidebook, written by Central America travel expert Christopher P. Baker, covers all the main...
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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) : Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

LEE ALAN DUGATKIN · UNIV OF CHICAGO Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs - they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken...
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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland

Nan Shepherd · Canongate Canons
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers,...
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Dinosaurs Rediscovered: The Scientific Revolution in Paleontology

Michael J. Benton · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this fascinating and accessible overview, renowned paleontologist Michael J. Benton reveals how our understanding of dinosaurs is being transformed by recent fossil finds and new technology.

Over the past twenty years, the study of dinosaurs has transformed into a true scientific...

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Your Beagle Puppy Month by Month

Terry Albert · Alpha
Pages: 362
Format: Print book

Your Beagle Puppy Month by Month, written by a veterinarian, a trainer, and a breeder team, provides readers with everything they need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure their playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. Coverage...
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The Dogs of Camelot: Stories of the Kennedy Canines

Margaret Reed · Lyons Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Before that tragic day on November 22, 1963, the Kennedy years were filled with hope and promise. As the White House gardener put it, they were also filled with children and dogs. The Dogs of Camelotilluminates the inside story of the Kennedys' lifelong love of dogs and the unparalleled...
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